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Correspondence
Published: 2016-09-07

The tadpole of Odontophrynus monachus Caramaschi & Napoli, 2012 (Amphibia, Anura: Odontophrynidae)

Universidade Federal de Alfenas, Rua Gabriel Monteiro da Silva, 700, Centro, CEP 37130-000, Alfenas, MG, Brazil Instituto Boitatá de Etnobiologia e Conservação da Fauna, Avenida 136, Qd. F-44, lojas 01 e 02 Setor Sul, CEP 74.093-250, Goiânia, GO, Brazil
Programa de Pós-graduação em Zoologia, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Caixa Postal 199, 13506-900 Rio Claro, SP, Brazil
Programa de Pós-graduação em Zoologia, Instituto de Ciências Biológicas, Departamento de Zoologia, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, 31270–901, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
Instituto Boitatá de Etnobiologia e Conservação da Fauna, Avenida 136, Qd. F-44, lojas 01 e 02 Setor Sul, CEP 74.093-250, Goiânia, GO, Brazil
Programa de Pós-graduação em Zoologia, Instituto de Ciências Biológicas, Departamento de Zoologia, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, 31270–901, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
Programa de Pós-graduação em Zoologia, Instituto de Ciências Biológicas, Departamento de Zoologia, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, 31270–901, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
Amphibia Anura Odontophrynidae

Abstract

The genus Odontophrynus Reinhardt & Lütken comprises 11 species distributed throughout South and East of South America (Frost 2016) clustered in three phenetic groups: O. americanus, O. cultripes, and O. occidentalis (Savage & Cei 1965; Cei 1987; Caramaschi & Napoli 2012). Only the O. occidentalis group is recovered as monophyletic in the most recent phylogenetic hypotheses (Pyron & Wiens 2011; Pyron 2014). In these analyses, the O. cultripes group is not recovered and the monophyly of O. americanus group was not tested, since only one species of the group was included (Pyron & Wiens 2011; Pyron 2014). Therefore, the relationships within the genus are still inconclusive due to low support values and limited taxon sampling.

 

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How to Cite

MENEGUCCI, R. C., SANTOS, M. T. T., MAGALHÃES, R. F. D., MACHADO, I. F., GARCIA, P. C. A., & PEZZUTI, T. L. (2016). The tadpole of <em>Odontophrynus</em> <em>monachus</em> Caramaschi &amp; Napoli, 2012 (Amphibia, Anura: Odontophrynidae). Zootaxa, 4161(4), 549–553. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4161.4.5