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.


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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