A new species of arboreal Eleutherodactylus (Anura: Leptodactylidae) from the Amazonian lowlands of central Peru

Edgar Lehr, Claudia Torres, Juana Suárez

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Abstract

A new species of arboreal Eleutherodactylus is described and assigned to the Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus Group from the Amazonian lowlands of northern Departamento de Cusco, Peru. The new species was found on vegetation 150-800 cm above ground, has a SVL up to 21.9 mm, and is distinguished from other species of the genus by having a green dorsum with white spots; a pointed, brown snout; and by lacking a tympanic membrane and annulus. Males lack vocal slits and nuptial pads; females are unknown.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)94-99
Number of pages6
JournalHerpetologica
Volume63
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2007

Keywords

  • Amazonian lowlands
  • Anura
  • Eleutherodactylus
  • Leptodactylidae
  • New species
  • Peru

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