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A new species of long-legged Pseudopaludicola from northeastern Brazil (Anura, Leptodactylidae, Leiuperinae)

Author(s):
de Andrade, Felipe Silva [1, 2, 3] ; de Magalhaes, Felipe de Medeiros [4] ; Luz Nunes-de-Almeida, Carlos Henrique [2, 3] ; Prado Veiga-Menoncello, Ana Cristina [5] ; Santana, Diego Jose [6] ; Garda, Adrian Antonio [7] ; Loebmann, Daniel [8] ; Recco-Pimentel, Shirlei Maria [5] ; Giaretta, Ariovaldo Antonio [1] ; Toledo, Luis Felipe [2]
Total Authors: 10
Affiliation:
[1] UFU, Fac Ciencias Integradas Pontal, Lab Taxon Ecol Comportamental & Sistemat Anuros L, Campus Pontal, BR-38304402 Ituiutaba, MG - Brazil
[2] Univ Estadual Campinas UNICAMP, Inst Biol, Dept Biol Anim, Lab Hist Nat Anfibios Brasileiros LaHNAB, Caixa Postal 6109, BR-13083970 Campinas, SP - Brazil
[3] Univ Estadual Campinas UNICAMP, Inst Biol, Programa Posgrad Biol Anim, Caixa Postal 6109, BR-13083970 Campinas, SP - Brazil
[4] Univ Fed Paraiba UFPB, Dept Sistemat & Ecol, Programa Pos Grad Ciencias Biol Zool, Cidade Univ, BR-58059900 Joao Pessoa, Paraiba - Brazil
[5] Univ Estadual Campinas Unicamp, Inst Biol, Dept Biol Estrutural & Func, BR-13083863 Campinas, SP - Brazil
[6] Univ Fed Mato Grosso Sul UFMS, Ctr Ciencias Biol & Saude, Zool Lab, Cidade Univ, BR-79070900 Campo Grande, MS - Brazil
[7] Univ Fed Rio Grande Norte UFRN, Ctr Biociencias, Dept Bot & Zool DBEZ, LAR, Campus Univ, BR-59078970 Natal, RN - Brazil
[8] Univ Fed Rio Grande FURG, Inst Ciencias Biol, Lab Vertebrados, BR-96203900 Rio Grande, RS - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 8
Document type: Journal article
Source: SALAMANDRA; v. 52, n. 2, p. 107-124, JUN 30 2016.
Web of Science Citations: 12
Abstract

A recently published phylogeny corroborated the monophyly of the genus Pseudopaludicola and revealed several potential undescribed taxa. In this first integrative taxonomic study within the genus Pseudopaludicola, we describe the sister clade to the remaining long-legged species (Pseudopaludicola saltica + Pseudopaludicola murundu), the third recognized species of the monophyletic P. saltica clade, as a new species from northeastern Brazil. The new species is included in the P. saltica species group based on morphological (the presence of long hind limbs) and molecular evidence (mitochondrial genes). It is diagnosed by single, dark, subgular vocal sac with dark longitudinal folds in males, the presence of eleven pairs of chromosomes, and by an advertisement call composed of notes with up to seven non-concatenated pulses separated by regular interpulse intervals. We also describe the karyotype and tadpoles of the new species and compare them with the other long-legged species. Our populations are supported as an undescribed and independently evolving species within the P. saltica clade based on the generalized mixed Yule-coalescent (GMYC) species delimitation method. Although almost morphologically cryptic to P. saltica and P. murundu, this new species is distinguishable by means of acoustical and genetic traits. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 14/23388-7 - Comunication and sensory systems of the anurans of the Atlantic Forest
Grantee:Luis Felipe de Toledo Ramos Pereira
Support type: Regular Research 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
FAPESP's process: 15/10728-7 - Acoustic characterization of populations and species of Pseudopaludicola (Anura: Leptodactylidae: Leiuperinae): taxonomic, systematic and macroevolutionary implications
Grantee:Felipe Silva de Andrade
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 13/09964-2 - Phylogenetic reconstruction based on internal and external morphology of the genus Thoropa cope, 1865 (Anura, Cycloramphidae)
Grantee:Carlos Henrique Luz Nunes de Almeida
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Master
FAPESP's process: 08/50325-5 - Conservation of Brazilian amphibians: a special focus on the Mata Atlântica
Grantee:Luis Felipe de Toledo Ramos Pereira
Support type: Research Grants - Young Investigators Grants
FAPESP's process: 11/51694-7 - Into the heart of an epidemic: a US-Brazil collaboration for integrative studies of the amphibian-killing fungus in Brazil
Grantee:Luis Felipe de Toledo Ramos Pereira
Support type: Regular Research Grants