Gastrotheca megacephala Izecksohn, Carvalho-e-Silva, and Peixoto, 2009

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hemiphractidae > Subfamily: Hemiphractinae > Genus: Gastrotheca > Species: Gastrotheca megacephala

Gastrotheca megacephala Izecksohn, Carvalho-e-Silva, and Peixoto, 2009, Arq. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 67: 83. Holotype: ZUFRJ 7223, by original designation. Type locality: "BRASIL: Espírito Santo: Guarapari, restinga da Lagoa do Milho (20° 36′ S; 40° 25′ W)".

Gastrotheca (Eotheca) megacephala —  Duellman, 2015, Marsupial Frogs: 128. 

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Coastal plain of southern Bahia, to southern Espírito Santo, Brazil.

Comment

Confused with Gastrotheca fissipes prior to its naming, according to the original publication. In the Gastrotheca fissipes group of Castroviejo-Fisher, Padial, De la Riva, Pombal, Silva, Rojas-Runjaic, Medina-Méndez, and Frost, 2015, Zootaxa, 4004: 1–72. See account by Duellman, 2015, Marsupial Frogs: 128–131. 

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