Physalaemus claptoni Leal, Leite, Costa, Nascimento, Lourenço, and Garcia, 2020

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Leptodactylidae > Subfamily: Leiuperinae > Genus: Physalaemus > Species: Physalaemus claptoni

Physalaemus claptoni Leal, Leite, Costa, Nascimento, Lourenço, and Garcia, 2020, Zootaxa, 4766: 309. Holotype: UFMG 16784, by original designation. Type locality: "Serra do Cipó, Fazenda do Chiquito (19.166917° S, 43.529000° W; 1321 m above sea level; datum WGS84), Municipality of Santana do Riacho, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil". urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:82FFC419-8465-4403-ADE9-289FDED82D92

English Names

None noted. 

Distribution

Known only from the type locality in the highlands of the Serra do Cipó, southern Espinhaço Range, State of Minas Gerais, southeastern Brazil. 

Comment

A member of the Physalaemus signifer clade, Physalaemus deimaticus species group, most similar to Physalaemus rupestris, according to the original publication. 

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