Brachycephalus quiririensis Pie and Ribeiro, 2015

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

Brachycephalus quiririensis Pie and Ribeiro, 2015, PeerJ, 3(e1179): 3. Holotype: DZUP 172, by original designation. Type locality: "Serra do Quiriri, (26° 01′ 17″ S, 48° 59′ 47″ W at 1,263 m a.s.l.), municipality of Campo Alegre, state of Santa Catarina, southern Brazil". Urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act: A58C8AC5-6C38-447E-B2B2-3BED619FEFC8

Distribution

Known from the type locality (in cloud forest), as well as an additional nearby site, both in the municipality of Garuva, state of Santa Catarina, Brazil. 

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 problems in the original diagnosis and description; see response from Pie, Ribeiro, and Bornschein, 2017, Zootaxa, 4350: 587–589. 

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