Megaelosia bocainensis Giaretta, Bokermann & Haddad, 1993

Bocaina big-tooth frog

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Rediscovered

 

Distribution

São Paulo, Brazil

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Giaretta, A. A., Bokermann, W. C. A. and Haddad, C. F. B. (1993). A review of the genus Megaelosia (Anura: Leptodactylidae) with a description of a new species. Journal of Herpetology 27: 276-285. https://doi.org/10.2307/1565148

 

Other references:

Lopes, Carla Martins et al. (2020). Lost and found: Frogs in a biodiversity hotspot rediscovered with environmental DNA. Molecular Ecology. doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/mec.15594 [Abstract]

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/10/brazilian-frog-believed-extinct-for-50-years-found-with-edna-testing/

 

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