Brachycephalus boticario Pie, Bornschein, Firkowski, Belmonte-Lopes, and Ribeiro, 2015

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Brachycephalidae > Genus: Brachycephalus > Species: Brachycephalus boticario

Brachycephalus boticario Pie, Bornschein, Firkowski, Belmonte-Lopes, and Ribeiro in Ribeiro, Bornschein, Belmonte-Lopes, Firkowski, Morato, and Pie, 2015, PeerJ, 3 (e1011): 26. Holotype: DZUP 440, by original designation. Type locality: "Morro do Cachorro (26° 46′ 42″ S, 49° 01′ 57″ W; 795ma.s.l.), on the border between the municipalities of Blumenau, Gaspar and Luiz Alves, state of Santa Catarina, southern Brazil". Urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act: 13308B44-84CB-4A99-88CC-FC0A83EBFFE9

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (Morro do Cachorro, on the border between the municipalities of Blumenau, Gaspar and Luiz Alves, state of Santa Catarina, southern Brazil, 755 to 795 m elevation). 

Comment

In the Brachycephalus pernix group according to the original publication. Condez, Monteiro, and Haddad, 2017, Zootaxa, 4290: 395–400, suggested that this form requires taxonomic reassessment due to errors (detailed by them) in the original diagnosis and description.  

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