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Redescription of Physalaemus barrioi (Anura: Leiuperidae)

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Author(s):
Provete, Diogo B. [1] ; Garey, Michel V. [1] ; Toledo, Luis Felipe [2] ; Nascimento, Juliana [3] ; Lourenco, Luciana B. [3] ; Rossa-Feres, Denise de C. ; Haddad, Celio F. B. [4]
Total Authors: 7
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Estadual Paulista, Inst Biociencias Letras & Ciencias Exatas, Dept Bot & Zool, Posgrad Biol Anim, BR-15054000 Sao Paulo - Brazil
[2] Univ Estadual Campinas, UNICAMP, Inst Biol, Museu Zool Prof Adao Jose Cardoso, BR-13083970 Campinas, SP - Brazil
[3] Univ Estadual Campinas, UNICAMP, Inst Biol, Dept Anat Biol Celular Fisiol & Biofis, BR-13083863 Campinas, SP - Brazil
[4] Univ Estadual Paulista, Inst Biociencias, Dept Zool, BR-13506900 Sao Paulo - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 4
Document type: Journal article
Source: Copeia; n. 3, p. 507-518, SEP 20 2012.
Web of Science Citations: 12
Abstract

Physalaemus barrioi is a poorly known frog endemic to the highlands of Serra da Bocaina in the Atlantic Forest of southeastern Brazil. Herein, we redescribe the species based on the type series and new specimens collected at the type locality. We also present additional data on its vocalization, karyotype, and tadpole, including the external morphology, internal oral features, and chondrocranium. Physalaemus barrioi can be diagnosed by the following combination of characters: SVL in males larger than 24 mm; inguinal glands associated with dark ocelli; throat and vocal sac dark brown; and chest dark with small light blotches. Bioacoustical characteristics also distinguish P. barrioi from all other species of Physalaemus. The tadpole of P. barrioi is very similar to those of the P. gracilis group, from which it can be distinguished by several characteristics, including marginal papillae in a single row, absence of submarginal papillae, elliptical nares, and upper jaw sheath in a wide arch. (AU)

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