Pithecopus nordestinus (Caramaschi, 2006)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Phyllomedusidae > Genus: Pithecopus > Species: Pithecopus nordestinus

Phyllomedusa nordestina Caramaschi, 2006, Arq. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 64: 170. Holotype: MNRJ 13607, by original designation. Type locality: "BRASIL: BAHIA: Município de Maracas (13° 26′ S, 40° 26′ W, 960 m de altitude)".

Pithecopus nordestinusDuellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 32. 

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Northeastern Brazil in the states of northern Maranhão, Piauí, Ceará, Rio Grande do Norte, Paraíba, Pernambuco, Alagoas, Sergipe, Bahia, and to northeastern Goiás and central Minas Gerais; an apparently isolated population in the municipality of Aracruz, state of Espirito Santo, Brazil. 

Comment

In the Phyllomedusa hypochondrialis group according to the original publication and Faivovich, Haddad, Baêta, Jungfer, Álvares, Brandão, Sheil, Barrientos, Barrio-Amorós, Cruz, and Wheeler, 2010, Cladistics, 26: 259. Silva, Santos, Alves, Sousa, and Annunziata, 2010, Sitientibus, Ser. Cienc. Biol., 7: 334-340, provided a Piauí record. Freitas, Abegg, Dias, and Moraes, 2018, Herpetol. Notes, 11: 59–72, provided a record from the Serra da Jibóia, Bahia, Brazil. Dubeux, Silva, Nascimento, Gonçalves, and Mott, 2019, Rev. Nordestina Zool., 12: 18–52, summarized the literature on larval morphology. Röhr, Camurugi, Martinez, Sousa-Lima, Juncá, and Garda, 2020, Ethology, 126: 651–659, reported on habitat-dependent advertisement call variation. Silva, Fernandes-Ferreira, Montes, and Silva, 2020, Neotrop. Biol. Conserv., 15: 165–175, reported on distribution modeling. Silva-Soares, Magalhães, and Alencar, 2020, Herpetol. Rev., 51: 269–270, provided the records for the state of Espirito Santo, Brazil, and discussed the range. See Dubeux, Nascimento, Lima, Magalhães, Silva, Gonçalves, Almeida, Correia, Garda, Mesquita, Rossa-Feres, and Mott, 2020, Biota Neotrop., 20 (2: e20180718): 1–24, for characterization and identification of larvae north of the Rio São Francisco in the Atlantic Forest of northeastern Brazil. Vaz-Silva, Maciel, Nomura, Morais, Guerra Batista, Santos, Andrade, Oliveira, Brandão, and Bastos, 2020, Guia Ident. Anf. Goiás e Dist. Fed. Brasil Central: 177, provided an account for Goiás, Brazil. 

External links:

Please note: these links will take you to external websites not affiliated with the American Museum of Natural History. We are not responsible for their content.