Elachistocleis piauiensis Caramaschi and Jim, 1983

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Gastrophryninae > Genus: Elachistocleis > Species: Elachistocleis piauiensis

Elachistocleis piauiensis Caramaschi and Jim, 1983, Herpetologica, 39: 391. Holotype: JJ 6024, by original designation. Type locality: "Picos, State of Piauí, Northeastern Brasil (ca. 07° 05′ S and 41° 30′ W)".

English Names

Piaui Oval Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 89).

Distribution

Known from two localities, the type locality in Piauí; Fazenda Minador, Municipality of Mombaça, state of Ceará; and São Luis, state of Maranhão, northeastern Brazil.

Comment

See comment under Elachistocleis. Santos, Amorim, Brito, and Roberto, 2005, Herpetol. Rev., 36: 332, briefly discussed the range and provided the record for Ceará, Brazil. Nunes, Canedo, and Carvalho, 2010, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 5: 30-34, provided the record from

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