Rhinella gildae Vaz-Silva, Maciel, Bastos, and Pombal, 2015

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Rhinella > Species: Rhinella gildae

Rhinella gildae Vaz-Silva, Maciel, Bastos, and Pombal, 2015, Herpetologica, 71: 213. Holotype: MNRJ 23838, by original designation. Type locality: "São Pedro da Água Branca municipality (approximately 05° 05′ S, 48° 19′ W; 150  m asl), State of Maranhão, Brazil".  

English Names

None noted. 

Distribution

In north-central Brazil in central Tocantíns and eastern Pará, as well western Maranhão; isolated record in north-central Ceará.

Comment

In the Rhinella margaritifera group according to the original publication. Silva, Dantas, Santos, Burati, and Santana, 2018, Herpetol. Notes, 11: 121–125, provided a new record from Tocantins, Brazil, a photograph, and dot map. Ávila, Pansonato, Perez, Carvalho, Roberto, Morais, Almeida, Rojas-Zamora, Gordo, and Farias, 2018, Zootaxa, 4462: 274–290, reported on morphological variation, advertisement and release calls, geographic variation, and a Bayesian tree of the Rhinella margaritifera group based on 439 bp of 16S rDN. 

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