Rafael Félix de Magalhães
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We describe a new species of hylid frog, Bokermannohyla sapiranga sp. nov., from Central Brazil (15°55’49” S,47°52’59” W, 1110m asl). The species is characterized by medium size (males snout-vent… Continue Reading
Abstract Clinal variation and cryptic species complexes are challenges to taxa targeted conservation. These issues are particularly problematic for the estimation of species geographic distributions,… Continue Reading
FIGURE 1. (A) Holotype of Bokermannohyla sapiranga (CHUNB 62384). (B) Adult male of Bokermannohyla pseudopseudis from the Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros Goias State, Brazil. Photos by… Continue Reading
Ischnocnema abdita is a small-sized litter frog belonging to the I. verrucosa species series and only known for mountainous areas of southeastern Espirito Santo State, Brazil, in the Municipalities… Continue Reading
Pithecopus megacephalus is a reticulated monkey–frog species endemic to the highlands of the Espinhaço Mountain Range in southeastern Brazil, an important centre of endemism in South America. This… Continue Reading
Abstract. Male-biased sexual size dimorphism (SSD), or a lack of SSD, in amphibians may be related to the territoriality. Male-biased SSD is quite abundant among the species of the Neotropical hylid… Continue Reading
Even though Brazil is the world leader in amphibian diversity, a significant part of its richness remains unknown or hidden under cryptic taxa. Here, we used model-based species delimitation in an… Continue Reading
FIGURE 5. Type locality (black star) and geographical records (black circles) of Bokermannohyla sapiranga and Bokermannohyla pseudopseudis (dot center circles). Map by Renata Francoso-Brandao.
The West Indian (Trichechus manatus) and Amazonian (T. inunguis) manatees have a sympatric occurrence at the mouth of the Amazon River. A result of this interspecific encounter is the occurrence of… Continue Reading
(Filogeografia de Scinax squalirostris). No presente trabalho, foram utilizados 175 individuos de Scinax squalirostris provenientes de 26 localidades dos estados de Minas Gerais, Sao Paulo, Goias,… Continue Reading