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A new species of Phyllodytes (Anura: Hylidae) from the Atlantic Rainforest of southern Bahia, Brazil

Department of Zoology, Hungarian Natural History Museum, 1088 Budapest, Baross u. 13., Hungary. Department of Biological Sciences, Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz, Rodovia Ilhéus-Itabuna, km 16, 45662-900 Ilhéus, Bahia, Brazil.
Department of Biological Sciences, Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz, Rodovia Ilhéus-Itabuna, km 16, 45662-900 Ilhéus, Bahia, Brazil.
Department of Biological Sciences, Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz, Rodovia Ilhéus-Itabuna, km 16, 45662-900 Ilhéus, Bahia, Brazil.
Amphibia Anura bioacoustics Hylidae Lophiohylinae morphology Phyllodytes amadoi


We describe Phyllodytes amadoi sp. nov., a species of treefrog from the Atlantic Rainforest of southern Bahia, Brazil. The new species can be diagnosed by its small body size (SVL 15.6–23.0 mm) and advertisement call with high dominant frequency (3.789–4.306 Hz). It is known from one locality in the Private Reserve of Natural Heritage Ararauna, in the municipality of Una (15° 18' 38.3" S, 39° 9' 55.9" W, 96 m a.s.l.).



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