MACNBR   00242
MUSEO ARGENTINO DE CIENCIAS NATURALES "BERNARDINO RIVADAVIA"
Unidad Ejecutora - UE
artículos
Título:
A new species of Rock-Dwelling Scinax Wagler (Anura: Hylidae) from Chapada dos Veadeiros, Central Brazil. Zootaxa, 3915, 052?066.
Autor/es:
KATYUSCIA DE ARAUJO VIEIRA; REUBER ALBUQUERQUE BRANDÃO; DANIELE CARVALHO DO CARMO FARIA
Revista:
ZOOTAXA
Editorial:
MAGNOLIA PRESS
Referencias:
Lugar: Auckland; Año: 2015 vol. 3915 p. 52 - 52
ISSN:
1175-5326
Resumen:
A new species of the Scinax ruber clade is described from Chapada dos Veadeiros region, Central Brazil. The new speciesis diagnosed by having SVL 21.9-27.7 mm in males and 26.7-31.7 mm in females; snout acuminate in dorsal view androunded in profile; medium-sized tympanum; vocal sac single, median, subgular, that does not reach the pectoral region;iris iridescent yellow, with some thin, darker reticulations; tadpoles with ventral oral disc; P-3 regular and unmodified asa labial arm; absence of keratinized and colored plates on the sides of the lower jaw-sheath; presence of a keratinized andcolored spur on each side behind the lower jaw-sheath; dorsolateral eyes, ventrally invisible; and advertisement call composed of 8-14 notes each with 4?18 pulses, and duration of 290-420 ms. The new species uses temporary creeks in rockmeadows above 1.000 m a.s.l. and males calls from rock outcrops. The dorsal color pattern enables this species to camouflage in this kind of surfaces.