Elachistocleis matogrosso Caramaschi, 2010

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

Elachistocleis matogrosso Caramaschi, 2010, Bol. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, N.S., Zool., 527: 18. Holotype: MNRJ 4812, by original designation. Type locality: "BRAZIL: MATO GROSSO: Cuiabá (15° 36′ S, 56° 06′ W; 177 m altitude)".

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

English Names

None noted.


Central Brazil in southwestern Mato Grosso and northwestern Mato Grosso do Sul, south to the Department of San Pedro of Paraguay; likely into adjacent extreme eastern Bolivia.


Advertisement calls provided by Pansonato, Mudrek, Nunes, and Strüssmann, 2018, Salamandra, 54: 92–96. Brouard, Manders, and Smith, 2015, Herpetol. Rev., 29: 97–98, provided a record, description, and photograph from the Reserva Natural Laguna Blanca, Santa Rosa del Aguaray, Departmento San Pedro, Paraguay. See Marinho, Carvalho, Bang, Teixeira, Azarak, Costa-Campos, and Giaretta, 2018, Zootaxa, 4521: 357–375, for discussion of advertisement call, intraspecific variation, and diagnosis. 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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