Physalaemus maculiventris (Lutz, 1925)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Leptodactylidae > Subfamily: Leiuperinae > Genus: Physalaemus > Species: Physalaemus maculiventris

Eupemphix maculiventris Lutz, 1925, C. R. Mém. Hebd. Séances Soc. Biol. Filial., Paris, 93 (1925, vol. 2): 138. Syntypes: Not stated; by museum records including UMMZ 92444 (formerly USNM 96844), USNM 96841 (now at MNRJ), and USNM 96837-39, 96840, 96842-43 (according to Cochran, 1961, Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 220: 49). Type locality: "montagnes, près de Santos", São Paulo, Brazil. Bokermann, 1962, An. Acad. Brasil. Cienc., 34: 565, noted that the type locality was more precisely the "(. . . Alto da Serra de Cubatão, atualmente, a estação de Paranapiacaba, na Estrada de Ferro Santos a Jundiaí), Estado de São Paulo, Brasil".

Physalaemus maculiventrisLutz, 1951, Mem. Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, 49: 669-683. Bokermann, 1962, An. Acad. Brasil. Cienc., 34: 565.

English Names

Mantagnes Dwarf Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 83).

Distribution

Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo to Santa Catarina, Brazil.

Comment

In the Physalaemus signifer group of of Nascimento, Caramaschi, and Cruz, 2005, Arq. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 63: 308. See accounts by Lutz, 1951, Mem. Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, 49: 669-683, and Heyer, Rand, Cruz, Peixoto, and Nelson, 1990, Arq. Zool., São Paulo, 31: 315-316. Removed from the synonymy of Physalaemus signifer by Bokermann, 1962, An. Acad. Brasil. Cienc., 34: 563-568, where it had been placed by Cochran, 1955 "1954", Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 206: 351. In the Physalaemus signifer clade of Lourenço, Targueta, Baldo, Nascimento, Garcia, Andrade, Haddad, and Recco-Pimentel, 2015, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 92: 204–216.

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