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Published: 2018-01-24

The tadpole of Dendropsophus novaisi (Bokermann, 1968) (Anura: Hylidae), with comments on natural history

Universidade Estadual do Sudoeste da Bahia, Campus Itapetinga, Praça Primavera, 40 - Bairro Primavera, CEP 45700-000, Itapetinga, Bahia, Brasil
Departamento de Ciências Biológicas, Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz, Rodovia Jorge Amado, km 16, 45662-900 Ilhéus, Bahia, Brasil Programa de Pós-Graduação em Sistemas Aquáticos Tropicais, Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz, Rodovia Jorge Amado, km 16, 45662-900 Ilhéus, Bahia, Brasil.
Departamento de Ciências Naturais, Universidade Estadual do Sudoeste da Bahia, Estrada do Bem Querer, km 4, 45083-900 Vitória da Conquista, Bahia, Brasil
Departamento de Ciências Biológicas, Universidade Estadual do Sudoeste da Bahia, Rua José Moreira Sobrinho, s/n, 45206190 Jequié, Bahia, Brasil
Departamento de Ciências Biológicas, Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz, Rodovia Jorge Amado, km 16, 45662-900 Ilhéus, Bahia, Brasil


Several frog species descriptions from this century provide larval morphology, acoustical, molecular, ecological and behavioral information that, together, provide a better species characterization (e.g., Glos et al. 2005; Toledo et al. 2010; Vassilieva et al. 2016). For the majority of anuran species, basic information is still lacking, despite being fundamental to understand the evolution of a taxonomic unit as well as phylogenetic relationships established between taxa. Such information can be particularly useful for species groups with unresolved taxonomic issues, such as the Dendropsophus marmoratus group (Bokermann 1964; Heyer 1977; Caramaschi & Jim 1983; Gomes & Peixoto 1996).



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How to Cite

RUAS, D. S., DE MIRA-MENDES, C. V., DEL-GRANDE, M. L., ZINA, J., & SOLÉ, M. (2018). The tadpole of <em>Dendropsophus</em> <em>novaisi</em> (Bokermann, 1968) (Anura: Hylidae), with comments on natural history. Zootaxa, 4375(2), 296–300.