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Correspondence
Published: 2019-01-06

The vocalization of Gastrotheca fissipes (Boulenger, 1888) (Anura, Hemiphractidae) from the state of Pernambuco, northeastern Brazil

Programa de Pós-graduação em Zoologia, Universidade Federal do Amazonas (UFAM), Instituto de Ciências Biológicas, Manaus, AM, Brazil.
Laboratório Interdisciplinar de Anfíbios e Répteis, Departamento de Biologia, Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco (UFRPE), Recife, PE, Brazil.
Laboratório de Herpetologia, Departamento de Zoologia e Centro de Aquicultura, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP), Campus Rio Claro, Rio Claro, SP, Brazil.
Amphibia Anura Hemiphractidae

Abstract

Gastrotheca Fitzinger, 1843 (Hemiphractidae) is composed of 70 species classified into four species groups, among which Gastrotheca fissipes (Boulenger, 1882) and G. microdiscus (Andersson, 1910) species groups are distributed in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest (Castroviejo-Fisher et al. 2015; Duellman & Venegas 2016). The Gastrotheca fissipes group comprises six species: G. fissipes, G. flamma Juncá & Nunes, 2008, G. megacephala Izecksohn, Carvalho-e-Silva & Peixoto, 2009, G. prasina Teixeira Jr. et al. 2012, G. pulchra Caramaschi & Rodrigues, 2007, and G. recava Teixeira Jr. et al. 2012, and most of these species are distributed in the northern Atlantic Forest, the most threatened region of the Atlantic Forest Domain (Ribeiro et al. 2009).

 

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How to Cite

ROBERTO, I. J., SANTOS, E. M. D., & DE CARVALHO, T. R. (2019). The vocalization of <em>Gastrotheca</em> <em>fissipes</em> (Boulenger, 1888) (Anura, Hemiphractidae) from the state of Pernambuco, northeastern Brazil. Zootaxa, 4543(2), 284–286. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4543.2.6