DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15560/10.4.965

Amphibia, Anura, Hylidae, Scinax pusillus Pombal, Bilate, Gambale, Signorelli & Bastos, 2011: Distribution extension

Muryllo Melo, Luciana Signorelli, Danusy Lopes Santos, Hugo Bonfim Pinto, Fernanda Fava, Rogerio Pereira Bastos, Fausto Nomura

Abstract


Scinax pusillus is endemic to the Cerrado biome in Brazil and restricted to the state of Goiás from where the species was originally described. Herein, we report the first record of Scinax pusillus in Brazilian protected areas, update its distribution in the state of Goiás, and present the first record for the state of Mato Grosso do Sul.


Keywords


Amphibia; Anura; Hylidae

Full Text:

PDF/A

References


Duellman, W.E. 1999. Patterns of Distribution of Amphibians. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press. 623 pp.

Faivovich, J. 2002. A cladistic analysis of Scinax (Anura: Hylidae). Cladistics 18(4): 367–393 (doi: 10.1111/j.1096-0031.2002.tb00157.x).

Faivovich, J., C.F.B. Haddad, P.C.A. Garcia, D.R. Frost, J.A. Campbell, and W.C. Wheeler. 2005. Systematic review of the frog family Hylidae, with special reference to Hylinae: Phylogenetic analysis and taxonomic revision. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 294: 240 pp. (http://hdl.handle.net/2246/462).

Frost, Darrel R. 2014. Amphibian Species of the World: An Online Reference. Version 6.0. Electronic Database accessible at http://research. amnh.org/herpetology/amphibia/index.html. Captured on 26 February 2014.

Pombal Jr, J.P., M. Bilate, P.G. Gambale, L. Signorelli and R.P. Bastos. 2011. A new miniature treefrog of the Scinax ruber clade from the Cerrado of central Brazil (Anura: Hylidae). Herpetologica 67(3): 288–299 (doi: 10.1655/HERPETOLOGICA-D-10-00067.1).

Ramos-Neto, M.B. and V.R. Pivello. 2000. Lightning fires in a Brazilian savanna national park: Rethinking management strategies. Environmental Management 26(6): 675–684 (doi: 10.1007/ s002670010124).

Segalla, M.V.; U. Caramaschi; C.A.G. Cruz; P.C.A. Garcia; T. Grant; C.F.B Haddad and J. Langone. 2012. Brazilian Amphibians — List of Species. Accessible at http://www.sbherpetologia.org.br. Captured on 26 February 2013.

Villanueva, R.E. 2009. Apoio à Elaboração do Plano de Manejo Participativo da Reserva Extrativista Lago do Cedro, GO. Instituto Chico Mendes de Conservação da Biodiversidade, Brasília.