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Description of a new species of fossilCeratophrys(Anura: Ceratophryidae) from Versalles Cave, Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Author(s):
Barcelos, Lucas A. [1, 2] ; Almeida-Silva, Diego [1] ; Santos, Charles M. D. [1] ; Verdade, Vanessa K. [1]
Total Authors: 4
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Fed ABC, Ctr Ciencias Nat & Humanas, Ave Estados, 5001 Bangu, BR-09210580 Santo Andre, SP - Brazil
[2] Univ Sao Paulo, Lab Paleontol, Dept Biol, Fac Filosofia Ciencias & Letras Ribeirao Preto, Ave Bandeirantes, 3900 Vila Monte Alegre, BR-14040901 Ribeirao Preto, SP - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: JOURNAL OF VERTEBRATE PALEONTOLOGY; v. 40, n. 3 MAY 3 2020.
Web of Science Citations: 0
Abstract

We describe a new fossil species ofCeratophrysfrom cave sediments in Brazil tentatively assessed as late Pleistocene-early Holocene in age. The specimen consists of a nearly complete skull that is missing only the right premaxilla and the right columella. A detailed description and comparative analysis, which considers both living and fossil species, supports the conclusion that the specimen represents a previously unknown, extinct species ofCeratophrys. Poorly represented and assessed characters, paleodistribution of Ceratophryidae, and the taxonomic rectification of theCeratophrysfossil specimens described by Gunther (1859) are also discussed. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 17/11768-8 - Phylogenetic systematics and biogeography of Diptera in the Atlantic Forest: analysis of form, time and space emphasizing the infraorder Tabanomorpha (Diptera, Brachycera)
Grantee:Charles Morphy Dias dos Santos
Support type: BIOTA-FAPESP Program - Regular Research Grants
FAPESP's process: 17/04849-1 - Description and phylogenetic position of a Ceratophrys (Ceratophryidae: Anura) from Versalles cave (late Pleistocene- early Holocene), Apiaí, SP, with comments on paleobiogeography and Paleoenvironment of South America
Grantee:Lucas Almeida Barcelos
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Master