A New Species of Leaf Frog from the Mato Grosso state, Brazil

Main report: Pithecopus araguaius - A new species of Pithecopus (Anura, Arboranae, Phyllomedusidae) from the Mato Grosso state, Brazil.
(Herpetological taxonomy, phylogeny and systematics)
Other Reporting: No Mar Profundo Blog, BBC Brasil
Scientific Paper: PLOS One   
New Taxa: Pithecopus araguaius
Species named for: Tupi word “araguaia”, for the Araguaia River
Categories: Amphibians | New Species

Recognition of the new species is supported by adult morphology, advertisement call and molecular data.

Pithecopus araguaius Photo: Divulgação

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