MACNBR   00242
MUSEO ARGENTINO DE CIENCIAS NATURALES "BERNARDINO RIVADAVIA"
Unidad Ejecutora - UE
artículos
Título:
Local extinction of Melanophryniscus montevidensis (Phillippi, 1902) (Anura: Bufonidae) in the Argentine Pampas
Autor/es:
GUERRERO E. L.; AGNOLIN F. L.
Revista:
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Editorial:
Pensoft Publishers
Referencias:
Año: 2017 vol. 13 p. 11 - 11
ISSN:
1809-127X
Resumen:
Melanophryniscus montevidensis inhabits sandy dunes along the Rio de la Plata shoreline and Atlantic coast in Uruguayand southern Brazil. Here we report 2 specimens from different localities at eastern Buenos Aires province,Argentina, that were collected prior to the 1970s. Melanophryniscus montevidensis probably inhabited patchy sanddune environments in Buenos Aires. It is possible that the disappearance of natural environments (including dunes) inthe Argentine Pampas resulted in the local extinction of M. montevidensis, a species sensitive to habitat fragmentationand anthropic modifications.