Brachycephalus mariaeterezae Bornschein, Morato, Firkowski, Ribeiro and Pie, 2015

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Brachycephalidae > Genus: Brachycephalus > Species: Brachycephalus mariaeterezae

Brachycephalus mariaeterezae Bornschein, Morato, Firkowski, Ribeiro and Pie in Ribeiro, Bornschein, Belmonte-Lopes, Firkowski, Morato, and Pie, 2015, PeerJ, 3 (e1011): 4. Holotype: MHNCI 9811, by original designation. Type locality: "Reserva Particular do Patrimˆonio Natural Caetezal, top of the Serra Queimada (26° 06′ 51″ S, 49°03′ 45″ W; 1,270 m a.s.l.), municipality of Joinville, state of Santa Catarina, southern Brazil". 74D8D85E-BE68-4A51-AF85-DC97C564D458

English Names

None noted. 


Known only from the type locality (in cloud forest at the top of the Serra Queimada, municipality of Joinville, Santa Catarina, Brazil, 1265 to 1270 m elevation). 


In the Brachycephalus pernix group according to the original publication. Condez, Monteiro, and Haddad, 2017, Zootaxa, 4290: 395–400, suggested that this form requires taxonomic reassessment due to problems in the original diagnosis and description; see response from Pie, Ribeiro, and Bornschein, 2017, Zootaxa, 4350: 587–589. 

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