Chiasmocleis supercilialba Morales and McDiarmid, 2009

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

Chiasmocleis supercilialbus Morales and McDiarmid, 2009, Biotempo, Lima, 9: 72. Holotype: MHNSM 16174, by original designation. Type locality: "Pakitza, Reserve Zone, Manu National Park, ca. 57 km (airline) NW of the mouth of the Rio Manu, on the Rio Manu, 350 m, 11° 56′ 47″ S, 71° 17′ 00″ W, Madre de Dios, Peru".

Syncope supercilialbusde Sá, Streicher, Sekonyela, Forlani, Loader, Greenbaum, Richards, and Haddad, 2012, BMC Evol. Biol., 12(241): 1-21.

Chiasmocleis supercilialba — Peloso, Sturaro, Forlani, Gaucher, Motta, and Wheeler, 2014, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 386: 4.  

English Names

None noted.


Known only from type locality in Manu National Park, Madre de Dios, Peru, elevation 350 m, and ca. 200 km to the east at Seringal Etelvi, Reserva Extrativista Chico Mendes, state of Acre, Brazil, and to Rio Formoso, Rondônia, Brazil.


França, Freitas, Bernarde, and Peloso, 2013, Check List, 9: 92-93, provided the record (as Chiasmocleis supercilialbus) for Acre, Brazil. Peloso, Sturaro, Forlani, Gaucher, Motta, and Wheeler, 2014, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 386 20, placed this species tentatively in the Chiasmocleis bassleri clade and (pp. 55–57) provided an account. 

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