Pseudopaludicola pocoto Magalhães, Loebmann, Kokubum, Haddad, and Garda, 2014

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Leptodactylidae > Subfamily: Leiuperinae > Genus: Pseudopaludicola > Species: Pseudopaludicola pocoto

Pseudopaludicola pocoto Magalhães, Loebmann, Kokubum, Haddad, and Garda, 2014, Herpetologica, 70: 80. Holotype: CFBH 26842, by original designation. Type locality: "Santa Quitéria Municipality, Ceará State, Brazil (04° 19′ S, 40° 10′ W; 20 m asl)". 

English Names

None noted. 

Distribution

Northeastern Brazil in caatinga habitats of Ceará, Piauí, Rio Grande do Norte, Paraíba, and Pernambuco and the Chapada Diamantina region of Bahia; an isolated record in eastern Minas Gerais. 

Comment

Distinguishable reliably by call but not morphology from Pseudopaludicola facureae, Pseudopaludicola hylaeaustralis, Pseudopaludicola mineira, Pseudopaludicola mysticalis, Pseudopaludicola parnaiba, and Pseudopaludicola ternetzi according to the original publication. Andrade, Barros, Oliveira, Juncá, and Magalhães, 2015, Herpetol. Notes, 8: 227–229, reported the species from Sítio Santa Luzia, municipality of Carlos Chagas, state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. Silva, Lima, Santos, Souza, and Pederassi, 2015, Herpetol. Rev., 46: 213, provided a record for Fronteiras, Piauí, Brazil. Lantyer-Silva, Matos, Gogliath, Marciano, and Nicola, 2016, Check List, 12(6: Art. 1989): 1–4, provided additional records for Paraíba and Pernambuco, Brazil, and discussed the range. Andrade, Haga, Lyra, Leite, Kwet, Haddad, Toledo, and Giaretta, 2018, Zootaxa, 4433: 71–100, reported the species from Chapada Diamantina region of Bahia, Brazil. 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. 

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