Chiasmocleis leucosticta (Boulenger, 1888)

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

Engystoma leucosticta Boulenger, 1888, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 6, 1: 416. Holotype: BM 88.4.23.3, according to Parker, 1934, Monogr. Frogs Fam. Microhylidae: 118. Type locality: "Sierra do Catharina, . . . . Province Santa Catharina", Brazil.

Gastrophryne leucostictaStejneger, 1910, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 23: 166.

Nectodactylus spinulosus Miranda-Ribeiro, 1924, Bol. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 1: 256. Syntypes: MNRJ 525 (3 specimens) and CAS-SU 115900; MNRJ 525A designated lectotype by Miranda-Ribeiro, 1955, Arq. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 42: 409. Type locality: Humboldt—Santa Catharina—Brazil". Given as "Corupá (= Humboldt), Santa Catarina", Brazil by Bokermann, 1966, Lista Anot. Local. Tipo Anf. Brasil.: 77. Synonymy by Carvalho, 1954, Occas. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan, 555: 1-21.

Chiasmocleis leucostictaParker, 1934, Monogr. Frogs Fam. Microhylidae: 118.

Chiasmocleis spinulosaParker, 1934, Monogr. Frogs Fam. Microhylidae: 117. Dunn, 1949, Am. Mus. Novit., 1419: 6.

Chiasmocleis urbanae Bokermann, 1952, Pap. Avulsos Zool., São Paulo, 10: 277. Holotype: MZUSP 9033, by original designation. Type locality: "Ilha de São Sebastião, Estado de São Paulo, Brasil". Synonymy by Bokermann, 1966, Lista Anot. Local. Tipo Anf. Brasil.: 27, and Cruz, Caramaschi, and Izecksohn, 1997, Alytes, 15: 49-71.

English Names

Santa Catarina Humming Frog (Chiasmocleis leucosticta: Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 88).

Bokermann's Humming Frog (Chiasmocleis urbanae [no longer recognized]: Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 88).

Distribution

States of Santa Catarina and São Paulo, Brazil.

Comment

A tetraploid species according to Kasahara and Haddad, 1997, J. Herpetol., 31: 139-142. See account by Cruz, Caramaschi, and Izecksohn, 1997, Alytes, 15: 49-71.  In the Chiasmocleis albopunctata clade of Peloso, Sturaro, Forlani, Gaucher, Motta, and Wheeler, 2014, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 386: 20.

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