Elachistocleis muiraquitan Nunes-de-Almeida and Toledo, 2012

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

Elachistocleis muiraquitan Nunes-de-Almeida and Toledo, 2012, Zootaxa, 3424: 44. Holotype: ZUEC 5666, by original designation. Type locality: " BRAZIL: ACRE: Xapuri (10° 39′ 07.00″ S, 68° 30′ 15.00″ W; 172 m above sea level)".

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

English Names

Acre's Oval Frog (Villacampa-Ortega, Serrano-Rojas, and Whitworth, 2017, Amph. Manu Learning Cent.: 250).


Southeastern Peru, northwestern Bolivia, and adjacent Acre, Brazil. 


External morphology and advertisement call were described in the original publication. Duellman, 2005, Cusco Amazonico: 299–301, provided, as Elachistocleis bicolor, an account (adult and larval morphology, description of the call, life history).The range was discussed and mapped by Allen, von May, Villacampa-Ortega, Burdekin, and Whitworth, 2014, Check List, 10: 388–391, who also discussed published misidentifications and call differences from Elachistocleis ovalis and Elachistocleis bicolor. See Marinho, Carvalho, Bang, Teixeira, Azarak, Costa-Campos, and Giaretta, 2018, Zootaxa, 4521: 357–375, for discussion of advertisement call, intraspecific variation, and diagnosis. See brief account for the Manu region, Peru, by Villacampa-Ortega, Serrano-Rojas, and Whitworth, 2017, Amph. Manu Learning Cent.: 250–251. 

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