A new, large species of Chiasmocleis Méhelÿ 1904 (Anura: Microhylidae) from the Iquitos region, Amazonian Peru

@inproceedings{Funk2009ANL,
  title={A new, large species of Chiasmocleis M{\'e}hel{\"y} 1904 (Anura: Microhylidae) from the Iquitos region, Amazonian Peru},
  author={W Chris Funk and David C Cannatella},
  year={2009}
}
We describe a new species of Chiasmocleis (Anura: Microhylidae) from lowland rainforests in the western Amazon basin of Peru (near Iquitos, Departamento de Loreto). The species differs from congeners in the Amazon basin by its large size (it is the largest known Chiasmocleis species), bright yellow iris, a grey dorsum with reddish blotches posteriorly and on limbs, and a creamy white venter with bold dark mottling with pale centers. The new species also differs from two other sympatric… CONTINUE READING

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