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1 September 2012 A New Species of the Bokermannohyla pseudopseudis Group from the Espinhaço Range, Central Bahia, Brazil (Anura: Hylidae)
Felipe Sá Fortes Leite, Tiago Leite Pezzuti, Paulo Christiano de Anchietta Garcia
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We describe a new species of the Bokermannohyla pseudopseudis group from Chapada Diamantina, Espinhaço Range, central Bahia, northeastern Brazil. It is characterized by the following combination of traits: male snout–vent length (SVL) 60.0 ± 3.3 (51.9–65.3 mm, n = 14); female SVL (60.2–61.6 mm, n = 2); short snout, rounded in dorsal view, rounded to truncate in lateral view; head 1.07 ± 0.04 (1.01–1.14 mm, n = 14) times wider than long; tympanum diameter 0.07 ± 0.01 (0.06–0.08 mm, n = 14) times SVL; macroscopically evident glandular tissue irregularly distributed on the mental area; hypertrophied forearm; well-developed prepollex; nuptial pad between the distal free section of the prepollex and the base of finger I; dorsum light gray to light brown (background) with irregular-shaped brown marbled blotches (without a central light spot) formed by small dark brown dots; in life, small yellow dots on upper and lower lips, eyelids, loreal and gular regions, supratympanic fold, fingers, arms, forearms, flanks, feet, tibiae, thighs, and cloacal region.

Felipe Sá Fortes Leite, Tiago Leite Pezzuti, and Paulo Christiano de Anchietta Garcia "A New Species of the Bokermannohyla pseudopseudis Group from the Espinhaço Range, Central Bahia, Brazil (Anura: Hylidae)," Herpetologica 68(3), 401-409, (1 September 2012). https://doi.org/10.1655/HERPETOLOGICA-D-11-00006.1
Accepted: 1 May 2012; Published: 1 September 2012
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