Pseudopaludicola parnaiba Robert, Cardozo, and Ávila, 2013

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Leptodactylidae > Subfamily: Leiuperinae > Genus: Pseudopaludicola > Species: Pseudopaludicola parnaiba

Pseudopaludicola parnaiba Roberto, Cardozo, and Ávila, 2013, Zootaxa, 3636: 349. Holotype: URCA 2160, by original designation. Type locality: "approximately 12 kilometers (in straight line) southeast of Ribeiro Gonçalves (07°35’42.15”S/45°20’36.63”W; datum WGS 84), Municipality of Ribeiro Gonçalves, Piauí State, Brazil". 

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (12 kilometers southeast of Ribeiro Gonçalves, Municipality of Ribeiro Gonçalves) in the western part of Piauí, bordering on Maranhão, northeastern Brazil. 

Comment

Confused with Pseudopaludicola falcipes prior to its naming according to the original publication. Carvalho, Teixeira, Borges-Martins, and Giaretta, 2015, North-west. J. Zool., 11: 262–273, suggested that on the basis of morphology and acoustic characteristics that this species is not diagnosable from Pseudopaludicola canga but did not make the taxonomic change.  

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