Pleurodema alium Maciel and Nunes, 2010

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Leptodactylidae > Subfamily: Leiuperinae > Genus: Pleurodema > Species: Pleurodema alium

Pleurodema alium Maciel and Nunes, 2010, Zootaxa, 2640: 54. Holotype: MCNAM 7169, by original designation. Type locality: "Grão Mogol (16° 19′ 20″ S, 47° 13′ 10″ W; 970m altitude), Minas Gerais State, Southeastern Brazil".

English Names

None noted.


The type locality in the municipality of Grão Mogol, Minas Gerais, and in the municipality of Caetité, Bahia, Brazil, both localities in high-elevation rock meadows of the Espinhaço mountain range

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


Similar to Pleurodema diplolister and previously confused with that species according to the original publication.

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