Physalaemus claptoni Leal, Leite, Costa, Nascimento, Lourenço, and Garcia, 2020

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Leptodactylidae > Subfamily: Leiuperinae > Genus: Physalaemus > Species: Physalaemus claptoni

Physalaemus claptoni Leal, Leite, Costa, Nascimento, Lourenço, and Garcia, 2020, Zootaxa, 4766: 309. Holotype: UFMG 16784, by original designation. Type locality: "Serra do Cipó, Fazenda do Chiquito (19.166917° S, 43.529000° W; 1321 m above sea level; datum WGS84), Municipality of Santana do Riacho, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil". urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:82FFC419-8465-4403-ADE9-289FDED82D92

English Names

None noted. 

Distribution

Known only from the type locality in the highlands of the Serra do Cipó, southern Espinhaço Range, State of Minas Gerais, southeastern Brazil. 

Comment

A member of the Physalaemus signifer clade, Physalaemus deimaticus species group, most similar to Physalaemus rupestris, according to the original publication where the advertisement call, external morphology, molecular markers, and natural history were detailed. Eterovick, Souza, and Sazima, 2020, Anf. Serra do Cipó: 1–292, provided an account, life history information, and an identification scheme for the Serra de Cipó, Minas Gerais, Brazil. 

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