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Natural History of Paratelmatobius gaigeae (Amphibia, Anura, Leptodactylidae): Description of the Tadpole and Advertisement Call

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Author(s):
Domenico, Eleonora A. [1] ; Haddad, Celio F. B. [2] ; Zaher, Hussam [3]
Total Authors: 3
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Sao Paulo, Inst Biociencias, Sao Paulo - Brazil
[2] Univ Estadual Paulista, Inst Biociencias, Dept Zool, Rio Claro, SP - Brazil
[3] Univ Sao Paulo, Museu Zool, Sao Paulo - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 3
Document type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Herpetology; v. 48, n. 3, p. 430-433, SEP 2014.
Web of Science Citations: 2
Abstract

The genus Paratelmatobius includes species that are usually rare and with limited distribution. As a result, data on natural history and larval morphology are still relatively scarce for some species. Here, we describe the tadpole of Paratelmatobius gaigeae and provide data on the reproductive biology and vocalization of the species. Both ecological and morphological features of the tadpole of P. gaigeae are similar to other tadpoles of the genus. The tadpole of P. gaigeae belongs to the exotrophic and benthic guild, with an anteroventral mouth, dorsally located eyes, identical dental formulae to the other species of the genus, and a large gap without papillae on the rostral portion of the anterior labium. The advertisement call is very short, pulsed, and consisting of single notes. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 01/13341-3 - Diversity of Anuran Amphibians from São Paulo State
Grantee:Célio Fernando Baptista Haddad
Support type: BIOTA-FAPESP Program - Thematic Grants
FAPESP's process: 02/13602-4 - Evolution of the southeastern Brazilian reptile fauna from Cretaceous: paleontology, phylogeny and biogeography
Grantee:Hussam El Dine Zaher
Support type: BIOTA-FAPESP Program - Thematic Grants
FAPESP's process: 08/50928-1 - Speciation of frogs in high-altitude environments
Grantee:Célio Fernando Baptista Haddad
Support type: Research Projects - Thematic Grants