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- A new species of Physalaemus (Amphibia; Leptodactylidae) from the Atlantic forest in southeastern Brazil
- Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP)
- Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP)
- A new species of leptodactylid frog, Physalaemus atlanticus, is described from Ubatuba, northern coast of São Paulo in southeastern Brazil. The new species belongs to the Physalaemus signifer species group and is characterized by the following set of characters: small size (males 20.1-22.1 mm SVL, females 21.0-23.9 mm SVL); canthus rostralis distinct; dorsal skin texture smooth to slightly rugose; belly orange in life; advertisement call with duration of 0.6-0.84 s and frequency between 0.9-1.8 kHz. Descriptions of the advertisement call and tadpole are provided, as well as information on natural history.
- Zootaxa. Auckland: Magnolia Press, n. 479, p. 1-12, 2004.
- Magnolia Press
- advertisement call
- Atlantic forest
- natural history
- new species
- Southeastern Brazil
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