Chiasmocleis carvalhoi (Nelson, 1975)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Gastrophryninae > Genus: Chiasmocleis > Species: Chiasmocleis carvalhoi

Syncope carvalhoi Nelson, 1975, J. Herpetol., 9: 81. Holotype: MZUSP 36429, by original designation. Type locality: "Rio Ampi-Yacú (=Amphiyacú), Estirón, Loreta [=Loreto], Peru". Secondary homonym of 

Chiasmocleis carvalhoi — Peloso, Sturaro, Forlani, Gaucher, Motta, and Wheeler, 2014, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 386: 20. 

English Names

Carvalho's Silent Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 93).

Distribution

Region of Loreto, Peru, to nearby Amazonian Colombia.

Comment

See Ruiz-Carranza, Ardila-Robayo, and Lynch, 1996, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 20: 408, for Colombian record. Rodríguez and Duellman, 1994, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 22: 76–77, provided a brief account, as Syncope carvalhoi, for the Iquitos region of northeastern Peru. In the Chiasmocleis hudsoni clade of Peloso, Sturaro, Forlani, Gaucher, Motta, and Wheeler, 2014, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 386: 20, who (p. 42–44) provided a brief account.

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