Melanophryniscus paraguayensis Céspedez and Motte, 2007

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Melanophryniscus > Species: Melanophryniscus paraguayensis

Melanophryniscus paraguayensis Céspedez and Motte, 2007, FACENA, 23: 33. Holotype: MNHNPA1115, by original designation. Type locality: "Departamento Central. Ytororó Country Club, 21 Km al sur de Asunción", Paraguay.

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Known only from the Departamento Central, Departamento Paraguaí, and Departamento Cordillera, Paraguay. Possibly in adjacent Argentina.

Comment

A member of the Melanophryniscus stelzneri group, most similar to Melanophryniscus cupreuscapularis, and reported as Melanophryniscus stelzneri spegazzini prior to its recognition as a species according to the original publication.

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