Phyllodytes acuminatus Bokermann, 1966

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Lophyohylinae > Genus: Phyllodytes > Species: Phyllodytes acuminatus

Phyllodytes acuminatus Bokermann, 1966, An. Acad. Brasil. Cienc., 38: 342. Holotype: WCAB 2701, by original designation; now in MZUSP. Type locality: "Mangabeiras, Alagoas, Brasil".

English Names

Alagoas Heart-tongued Frogs (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 61).

Distribution

Known only from Alagoas and Recife and municipality of Buíque, in Pernambuco, Brazil.

Comment

In the Phyllodytes luteolus group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 110. Santos and Silva, 2010, Herpetol. Rev., 41: 104, provided a second record for Pernambuco, Brazil, and commented on the range. Campos, Lima, Nascimento, and Santos, 2014, Zootaxa, 3779: 93–100, reported on larval morphology and advertisement call. 

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