Pseudopaludicola saltica (Cope, 1887)

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

Paludicola saltica Cope, 1887, Proc. Am. Philos. Soc., 24: 48. Syntypes: ANSP 11228-34, 11236-37, 11239, according to Malnate, 1971, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 123: 352; ANSP 11230 designated lectotype by Lobo, 1994, Cuad. Herpetol., 8: 187. Type locality: "at or near . . . . Chupada [= Chapada dos Guimarães], thirty miles north-east of Cuyabá, and near the headwaters of the Xingu, an important tributary of the Amazon", Mato Grosso, Brazil.

Pseudopaludicola salticaHaddad and Cardoso, 1987, Pap. Avulsos Zool., São Paulo, 36: 287-300.

English Names

Chupada Swamp Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 84).

Long-legged Swamp Froglet (Eterovick and Sazima, 2004, Anf. Serra do Cipó: 111).

Distribution

South-central Brazil in the states of Mato Gross, Minas Gerais, Distrito Federal, and São Paulo.

Comment

Resurrected from the synonymy of Pseudopaludicola falcipes by Haddad and Cardoso, 1987, Pap. Avulsos Zool., São Paulo, 36: 287-300. See account by Lobo, 1994, Cuad. Herpetol., 8: 177-199. Eterovick and Sazima, 2004, Anf. Serra do Cipó: 111-112, provided a photograph and brief account. Pansonato, Strüssmann, Mudrek, and Martins, 2013, Zootaxa, 3620: 147–162, provided acoustic and morphometric data. 

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