A new species of spiny-backed treefrog (Osteocephalus) from Central Amazonian Brazil (Amphibia: Anura: Hylidae)
JUNGFER, K.H.; VERDADE, V.K.; FAIVOVICH, J.; TREFAUT RODRIGUES, M.
Lugar: Auckland; Año: 2016 vol. 4114 p. 171 - 171
A new species of treefrog of the genus Osteocephalus is described from the Rio Abacaxis, a southern tributary of the Amazonasin the state of Amazonas, Brazil. This member of the O. buckleyi group is characterized by green dorsal colourationwith irregular blotches of various shades of brown, light venter with tan spots and bold dark markings on the posteriorsurfaces of the thighs. It can be distinguished from its closest relative, O. helenae from the same general area, by the lackof an axillary membrane, a few indistinct tubercles on the proximal segment of Finger IV and single ulnar tubercles.