Euparkerella Griffiths, 1959
Euparkerella Griffiths, 1959, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 132: 477. Type species: Sminthillus brasiliensis Parker, 1926, by original designation.
Guanabara Frogs (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 80).
Atlantic coastal forests in the states of Espírito Santo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Reviewed by Izecksohn, 1988, Rev. Brasil. Biol., 48: 59-74, who suggested (as did Giaretta and Sawaya, 1998, Copeia, 1998: 987) that Euparkerella might be most closely related to Brachycephalus (see comment under Brachycephalus). See comment under Adelophryne. Provisional association of this genus with Holoadeninae by Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 99, on the basis of its morphological similarity to Holoaden. Hepp, Carvalho-e-Silva, Carvalho-e-Silva, and Folly, 2015, Zootaxa, 3973: 251–270, provided a key to the species in the genus and discussed accoustic differences among the species. Fusinatto, Alexandrino, Haddad, Brunes, Rocha, and Sequeira, 2013, PLoS One, 8(11: e79504): 1–12, reported on cryptic diversity.
Contained taxa (5 sp.):
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