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A New Amazonian Species of the Diminutive Frog Genus Adelophryne (Anura: Brachycephaloidea: Eleutherodactylidae) from the State of Amapa, Northern Brazil

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Author(s):
Taucce, Pedro P. G. [1, 2] ; Costa-Campos, Carlos E. [3] ; Haddad, Celio F. B. [1, 2] ; de Carvalho, Thiago R. [1, 2, 4]
Total Authors: 4
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Estadual Paulista, UNESP, Inst Biociencias, Dept Biodiversidade, Rio Claro, SP - Brazil
[2] Univ Estadual Paulista, UNESP, Inst Biociencias, Ctr Aquicultura CAUNESP, Rio Claro, SP - Brazil
[3] Univ Fed Amapa UNIFAP, Dept Ciencias Biol & Saude, Lab Herpetol, Rodovia JK, Km 2, BR-68903419 Macapa, Amapa - Brazil
[4] Univ Pacific UOP, Dept Biol Sci, Stockton, CA 95211 - USA
Total Affiliations: 4
Document type: Journal article
Source: Copeia; v. 108, n. 4, p. 746-757, DEC 2020.
Web of Science Citations: 0
Abstract

During recent field expeditions to an Amazonian region in eastern Guiana Shield (Serra do Navio, state of Amapa, northern Brazil), we collected and recorded calls of a species of Adelophryne, a diminutive leaf-litter-dwelling, direct-developing frog genus. After a careful integrative taxonomic evaluation using morphological, molecular, and bioacoustic data, we concluded that the series of specimens collected represent a new taxon, which we describe herein. The new species of Adelophryne is distinguished from all ten congeners by the following combination of character states: (1) male SVL = 12.5 mm; female SVL = 13.0-14.4 mm; (2) tympanic membrane present; (3) tympanic annulus present, incomplete; (4) vomerine teeth absent; (5) finger terminal discs absent; (6) tips of Fingers I-IV mucronate; (7) finger pads present (formula 1-1-2-1); (8) three phalanges in Finger IV; (9) dorsum smooth; (10) cloacal flap absent; (11) multi-note advertisement call composed of non-pulsed notes; (12) the call dominant frequency (4,802-5,706 Hz) coincides with the fundamental harmonic. Our study describes the eleventh species of Adelophryne, and, despite the increase in taxonomic knowledge within the past few years, there are still some species in the genus lacking a formal taxonomic description. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 19/04076-8 - Genetic bases and evolutive processes of the variation in color patterns in amphibians
Grantee:Pedro Paulo Goulart Taucce
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 13/50741-7 - Diversity and conservation of Brazilian amphibians
Grantee:Célio Fernando Baptista Haddad
Support type: BIOTA-FAPESP Program - Thematic Grants
FAPESP's process: 17/08489-0 - Diversity of vocalizations in Leptodactylidae and exploratory analysis of vocal morphology: a phylogenetic comparative approach investigation of acoustic evolution in a group of Neotropical anurans
Grantee:Thiago Ribeiro de Carvalho Tavares
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate