A new species of Diurnal Frog in the genus Crossodactylus Duméril and Bibron, 1841 (Anura, Leptodactylidae) from Southeastern Brazil

in Amphibia-Reptilia
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Abstract

A new species of Crossodactylus, belonging to the C. gaudichaudii species group, was described from the Municipality of Santa Maria do Salto, in the Atlantic Rain Forest of the State of Minas Gerais, southeastern Brazil. The new species was characterised by its: small size; slender body; head being longer than its width; snout rounded in dorsal view and protruding in lateral view; skin very granulated on sacral region; males having four to six keratinized conical spines arranged in a circle on their thumb; inner tarsal fringe extensively developed; toes extensively fringed on both edges; and ventral body surface with brownish blotches and short stripes. The descriptions of advertisement calls and tadpoles are included. Uma nova espécie de Crossodactylus, pertencente ao grupo de C. gaudichaudii, é descrita do município de Santa Maria do Salto, na Mata Atlântica do Estado de Minas Gerais, sudeste do Brasil. A nova espécie é caracterizada pelo corpo esbelto, cabeça mais longa que larga, focinho arredondado em vista dorsal e protuso em vista lateral, pele bastante granulada na região sacral, machos possuindo de quatro a seis espinhos córneos cônicos, dispostos em círculo no polegar, fimbria tarsal interna bastante desenvolvida, artelhos bastante fimbriados em ambas as margens e superfície ventral do corpo com manchas e pequenas faixas amarronzadas. Descrições do canto de anúncio e do girino são apresentadas.

A new species of Diurnal Frog in the genus Crossodactylus Duméril and Bibron, 1841 (Anura, Leptodactylidae) from Southeastern Brazil

in Amphibia-Reptilia

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