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A new cryptic species of Pithecopus (Anura, Phyllomedusidae) in north-eastern Brazil

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de Andrade, Felipe Silva [1, 2] ; Haga, Isabelle Aquemi [2] ; Ferreira, Johnny Sousa [3] ; Recco-Pimentel, Shirlei Maria [4] ; Toledo, Luis Felipe [1] ; Bruschi, Daniel Pacheco [3]
Total Authors: 6
[1] Univ Estadual Campinas UNICAMP, Inst Biol, Dept Biol Anim, Lab Hist Nat Anfibios Brasileiros LaHNAB, Campinas, SP - Brazil
[2] Univ Fed Uberlandia UFU, Fac Ciencias Integradas Pontal FACIP, Lab Taxon & Sistemat Anuros Neotrop LTSAN, Ituiutaba, MG - Brazil
[3] Univ Fed Parana UFPR, Dept Genet, Setor Ciencias Biol, Programa Posgrad Genet, Curitiba, Parana - Brazil
[4] Univ Estadual Campinas UNICAMP, Inst Biol, Dept Biol Estrutural & Func, Campinas, SP - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 4
Document type: Journal article
Source: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF TAXONOMY; v. 723, p. 108-134, NOV 4 2020.
Web of Science Citations: 0

The genus of Neotropical frogs Pithecopus includes 11 species occurring east of the Andes from southern Venezuela to northern Argentina. Recent genetic approaches pointed out an unusual genetic diversity among populations from localities in north-eastern Brazil recognized as P. nordestinus. In fact, one of these studies confirmed the hypothesis that the Sib Francisco River acted as an effective geographical barrier during vicariant events in the evolutionary history of P. nordestinus, resulting in two principal, highly divergent clades. Herein we formally describe this divergent Glade as a new cryptic species of Pithecopus from north-eastern Brazil, the sister Glade of P. nordestinus. It differs from other species of Pithecopus, except for P. azureus and P. nordestinus, by its small body size, lack of the reticulate pattern on flanks, smaller head width, and advertisement calls generally composed of a three-pulsed core. (AU)

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: 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: 19/18335-5 - Passive air transportation of an amphibian lethal pathogen in high elevation sites: practical applications for protected areas conservation in the State of São Paulo
Grantee:Luis Felipe de Toledo Ramos Pereira
Support type: BIOTA-FAPESP Program - Regular Research Grants