Chiasmocleis avilapiresae Peloso and Sturaro, 2008

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Gastrophryninae > Genus: Chiasmocleis > Species: Chiasmocleis avilapiresae

Chiasmocleis avilapiresae Peloso and Sturaro, 2008, Zootaxa, 1947: 40. Holotype: MPEG 23299, by original designation. Type locality: "Estação Científica do Programa Pró-Biodiversidade da Amazônia (PPBio), Floresta Nacional Caxiuanã, municipality of Portel, state of Pará, Brazil ( 1° 59′ S, 51° 39′ W".

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Known from south of the Amazon river, but within its drainage, and west of the Rio Tocantins from central Amazonas and eastern Rondonia, eastern Acre, northwestern Mato Grosso; likely to be found in adjacent extreme northern Bolivia.

Comment

Sampaio, Silva, and Peloso, 2010, Check List, 6: 655-656, provided a range extension to the state of Acre, western Brazil, and provided a range map of known localities. Rodrigues, Noronha, Lima, and Rosa, 2011, Check List, 7: 846-848, provided a range extension and a spot map. Peloso, Sturaro, Forlani, Gaucher, Motta, and Wheeler, 2014, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 386: 34–37, provided an account.  Peloso, Sturaro, Forlani, Gaucher, Motta, and Wheeler, 2014, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 386: 34–37, provided an account and (p. 20) placed this in their Chiasmocleis shudikarensis clade. 

External links:

Please note: these links will take you to external websites not affiliated with the American Museum of Natural History. We are not responsible for their content.