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Dermatonotus muelleri

Dermatonotus muelleri (*)

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Anura
Subordo: Neobatrachia
Familia: Microhylidae
Subfamilia: Gastrophryninae
Genus: Dermatonotus
Species: Dermatonotus muelleri


Dermatonotus muelleri (Boettger, 1885)

Type locality: "Paraguay, Amer. merid."

Holotype: SMF 4113.


* Engystoma Mülleri Boettger, 1885
* Hypopachus mülleri — Peracca, 1895
* Hypopachus muelleri — Boulenger, 1895
* Dermatonotus mülleri — Méhely, 1904
* Gastrophryne muelleri — Stejneger, 1910
* Dermatonotus muelleri — Nieden, 1926


* Boettger, 1885, Z. Naturwiss., Halle, 58: 241.
* Nieden, 1926, Das Tierreich, 49: 72.
* Frost, Darrel R. 2007. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 5.1 (10 October, 2007). Electronic Database accessible at [1] American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. Dermatonotus muelleri . Accessed on 17 June 2008.
* 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species IUCN link: Dermatonotus muelleri (Least Concern) Downloaded on 17 June 2008.

Vernacular names
English: Muller's Termite Frog


Dermatonotus muelleri is a species of frog in the Microhylidae family. It is monotypic within the genus Dermatonotus. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, and Paraguay. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, moist savanna, subtropical or tropical moist shrubland, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, and intermittent freshwater marshes. It is threatened by habitat loss.


* Colli, G., Reichle, S., Silvano, D. & Faivovich, J. 2004. Dermatonotus muelleri. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 23 July 2007.

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