Thoropa megatympanum Caramaschi and Sazima, 1984

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Cycloramphidae > Genus: Thoropa > Species: Thoropa megatympanum

Thoropa megatympanum Caramaschi and Sazima, 1984, Rev. Brasil. Zool., 2: 139. Holotype: JJ 6031, by original designation. Type locality: "Km 115 da estrada de Vespasiano a Conceição do Mato Dentro, município de Jaboticatubas, Serra do Cipó, Minas Gerais, Brasil".

English Names

Big-eared River Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 85).

Larged-eared Rock Frog (Eterovick and Sazima, 2004, Anf. Serra do Cipó: 113).

Distribution

Serra do Cipó and Serra do Espinhaço, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Comment

Discussed as "Thoropa sp." by Maxson and Heyer, 1982, Biotropica, 14: 10-15. Close to Thoropa miliaris according to the original publication. Canelas and Bertoluci, 2007, Iheringia, Zool., 97: 21-26, provided a record for the Serra do Caraça, southern end of the Serra do Espinhaço, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Eterovick and Sazima, 2004, Anf. Serra do Cipó: 113-114, provided a photograph and brief account.

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