Chiasmocleis jacki Fouquet, Rodrigues, and Peloso, 2022

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Gastrophryninae > Genus: Chiasmocleis > Species: Chiasmocleis jacki

Chiasmocleis jacki Fouquet, Rodrigues, and Peloso, 2022, Zootaxa, 5200: 8. Holotype: MNHN-RA-2020.0026, by original designation. Type locality: "Alikéné, French Guiana (3.21873, -52.3964)". Zoobank publication registration: A1E1951B-EB55-4A20-9582-B169C2797E59

English Names

None noted. 


East of the Approuague river, French Guiana (Savane Virginie, Noussiri, Armontabo, Alikéné, Mont Bakra, Roche Dachine, Trois Saut) and in Amapá, Brazil (Lourenço, Porto Grande, Rio Vila Nova) but also in Saül, in the Mitaraka massif and in the northern half of French Guiana as far as Saint-Eugène. Probably more widely distributed but also likely to be restricted to the eastern Guianas. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil, French Guiana


Formerly confused with Chiasmocleis haddadi, from which it differs in morphology, color pattern, molecular markers, and advertisement call, according to the original publication. 

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