Filling a gap in the distribution of Scinax rostratus (Peters, 1863) (Anura, Hylidae) in northern Brazil, with further data on its advertisement call

Davi Lee Bang, Ariovaldo Antonio Giaretta


Scinax rostratus is a large species of the S. rostratus group and has an extensive distribution throughout northern South America. We provide the first record of S. rostratus from the state of Roraima (municipality of Cantá), which fills a previously assumed gap in this species’ distribution. We also describe the species’ advertisement call from this locality, providing further notes on the call emission pattern and fine scale temporal and spectral structure.


Anura; bioacoustics; Cantá; Roraima; South America

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