Anomaloglossus stepheni (Martins, 1989)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Dendrobatoidea > Family: Aromobatidae > Subfamily: Anomaloglossinae > Genus: Anomaloglossus > Species: Anomaloglossus stepheni

Colostethus stepheni Martins, 1989, Rev. Brasil. Biol., 49: 1010. Holotype: MZUSP 64569, by original designation. Type locality: "proveniente da bica da vila residencial da Usina Hidroeléctrica de Balbin, município de Presidente Figueiredo (aprox. 2°05′ S, 59°55′ W; alt. 50 m), Estado do Amazonas, Brasil".

Anomaloglossus stepheniGrant, Frost, Caldwell, Gagliardo, Haddad, Kok, Means, Noonan, Schargel, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 299: 158.

English Names

Stephen's Rocket Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 49).

Distribution

States of Pará and Amazonas, Brazil, to southern Suriname (see comment).

Comment

Advertisement call characterized in the original publication. Prior to the revision of Grant, Frost, Caldwell, Gagliardo, Haddad, Kok, Means, Noonan, Schargel, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 299, Morales, 2002 "2000", Publ. Asoc. Amigos Doñana, 13: 1-59, provided an account and placed this species in his Colostethus trilineatus group. In the Anomaloglossus stepheni group of Vacher, Kok, Rodrigues, Lima, Lorenzini, Martinez, Fallet, Courtois, Blanc, Gaucher, Dewynter, Jairam, Ouboter, Thébaud, and Fouquet, 2017, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 112: 158–173, delimited the range of the species and noted that this species is associated with several cryptic species in Suriname, French Guiana, and Brazil. Juncá, Altig, and Gascon, 1994, Copeia, 1994: 747–750, described tadpole morphology. Schiesari, Rossa-Feres, Menin, and Hödl, 2022, Zootaxa, 5223: 27–28, detailed larval and metamorph morphology and natural history. 

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