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Notes on vocalizations of Brazilian amphibians IV: advertisement calls of 20 Atlantic Forest frog species

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Author(s):
Forti, Lucas Rodriguez [1] ; Baptista Haddad, Celio Fernando [2, 3] ; Leite, Felipe [4] ; Drummond, Leandro de Oliveira [5] ; de Assis, Clodoaldo [6] ; Crivellari, Lucas Batista [7] ; Mello, Caio Marinho [8] ; Garci, Paulo Christiano Anchietta [9] ; Zornosa-Torres, Camila [10] ; Toledo, Luis Felipe [10]
Total Authors: 10
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Fed Bahia, Inst Biol, Salvador, BA - Brazil
[2] Univ Estadual Paulista, Dept Zool, Rio Claro, SP - Brazil
[3] Univ Estadual Paulista, Ctr Aquicultura CAUNESP, Rio Claro, SP - Brazil
[4] Univ Fed Vicosa, Inst Ciencias Biol & Saude, Florestal, MG - Brazil
[5] Univ Estadual Norte Fluminense, Ctr Biociencias & Biotecnol, Campos Dos Goytacazes, RJ - Brazil
[6] Univ Fed Vicosa, Programa Posgrad Biol Anim, Vicosa, MG - Brazil
[7] Univ Fed Parana, Dept Zool, Curitiba, Parana - Brazil
[8] Univ Fed Parana, Programa Posgrad Zool, Curitiba, Parana - Brazil
[9] Univ Fed Minas Gerais, Dept Zool, Belo Horizonte, MG - Brazil
[10] Univ Estadual Campinas, Dept Biol Anim, Campinas, SP - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 10
Document type: Journal article
Source: PeerJ; v. 7, SEP 13 2019.
Web of Science Citations: 0
Abstract

Bioacoustics is a powerful tool used for anuran species diagnoses, given that advertisement calls are signals related to specific recognition and mate attraction. Thus, call descriptions can support species taxonomy. In spite of that, call descriptions are lacking for many species, delaying advances in biodiversity research. Here, we describe the advertisement calls of 20 anuran species from the Brazilian Atlantic Forest. We accessed 50 digital recordings deposited in the Fonoteca Neotropical Jacques Vielliard. Acoustic analyses were carried out in the software Raven pro 1.5. We provide a general comparison of call structure among species inside taxonomic groups and genera. The vocalizations described here belong to poorly known species, which are representatives of six families: Brachycephalidae, Bufonidae, Ceratophryidae, Cycloramphidae, Hylidae, and Phyllomedusidae. Despite this, still there are 163 species of anurans from Atlantic Forest with calls not formally described. Our work represents an important step in providing data for a taxonomic perspective and improving the knowledge of the Atlantic Forest anuran diversity. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 16/25358-3 - The chytrid fungus: from its origins to its consequences
Grantee:Luis Felipe de Toledo Ramos Pereira
Support type: Research Projects - Thematic Grants
FAPESP's process: 13/50741-7 - Diversity and conservation of Brazilian amphibians
Grantee:Célio Fernando Baptista Haddad
Support type: BIOTA-FAPESP Program - Thematic Grants
FAPESP's process: 13/21519-4 - Distress call in frogs: a vocalization with coespecific information?
Grantee:Lucas Rodriguez Forti
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 14/50342-8 - Amphibians of Lagamar Mosaic protected areas: diversity, conservation and perspectives
Grantee:Célio Fernando Baptista Haddad
Support type: Research Grants - Research Partnership for Technological Innovation - PITE