Physalaemus erikae Cruz and Pimenta, 2004

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

Physalaemus erikae Cruz and Pimenta, 2004, J. Herpetol., 38: 481. Holotype: MNRJ 30349, by original designation. Type locality: "Fazenda Vista Bela (16° 36′ S, 39° 55′ W), Municipality of Guaratinga, State of Bahia, Brazil".

English Names

None noted.


Southern Bahia, Brazil.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


In the Physalaemus cuvieri group of Nascimento, Caramaschi, and Cruz, 2005, Arq. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 63: 308, and acording to the original publication. In the Physalaemus cuvieri clade, Physalaemus cuvieri species group, of Lourenço, Targueta, Baldo, Nascimento, Garcia, Andrade, Haddad, and Recco-Pimentel, 2015, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 92: 204–216. Hepp and Pombal, 2020, Zootaxa, 4725: 1–106, discussed this species as part of a genus-wide discussion of bioacoustical traits among the species. 

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