Elachistocleis haroi Pereyra, Akmentins, Laufer, and Vaira, 2013

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Gastrophryninae > Genus: Elachistocleis > Species: Elachistocleis haroi

Elachistocleis haroi Pereyra, Akmentins, Laufer, and Vaira, 2013, Zootaxa, 3694: 527. Holotype: FML 24900, by original designation. Type locality: "El Algarrobal, Jujuy province, Argentina (24°11′27.30″S, 65°13′54.41″W datum WGS 84; 1211 m.a.s.l.)". 

Engystoma haroi — Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 216. 

English Names

None noted. 


Chaco and yungas formations of eastern Jujuy, northern Salta, western Formosa, eastern Chaco, and southeastern Santa Fe provinces, Argentina, north into Tarija Province, Bolivia; presumably to be found in adjacent Paraguay. 


The original publication summarized external morphology and advertisement call and the authors' (p. 535) noted that the record of Elachistocleis bicolor for Tarija Province, southeastern Bolivia, is assignable to Elachistocleis haroiGarcia Marsà and Agnolin, 2018, J. Adv. Zool., Gorakhpur, 39: 63–70, reported the species from Santa Fe and Chaco provinces, Argentina, and mapped the species in Argentina. Bueno-Villafañe, Caballlero-Gini, Ferreira, Netto, Fernández Ríos, and Brusquetti, 2020, Amphibia-Reptilia, 41: 191–200, reported on the ontogeny of ventral coloration. Jowers, Othman, Borzée, Rivas-Fuenmayor, Sánchez-Ramírez, Auguste, Downie, Read, and Murphy, 2021, Organisms Divers. Evol., 21: 189–206, discussed the phylogenetics and biogeography of this species. 

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