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Title

A new species of arboreal toad (Anura: Bufonidae: Chaunus) from Madidi National Park, Bolivia

AuthorsPadial, Manuel M.; Reichle, Steffen; McDiarmid, Roy; De la Riva, Ignacio
KeywordsAnura
Bufonidae
Chaunus veraguensis group
Bolivia
Andes
Humid montane forest
New species
Issue Date2006
PublisherMagnolia Press
CitationZootaxa 1278: 57-68 (2006)
AbstractA new arboreal species of the Chaunus veraguensis group is described for the humid montane forest of Madidi National Park, in northern Bolivia. The new species differs from other species in the group by the combination small size, long and slender extremities, webbed hands, conspicuous tympanic membrane, well developed parotoid glands, absence of large glands on dorsum and extremities, nuptial excrescences of males composed of pungent spines on dorsal surface of thumb, greenish-brown coloration on dorsum with red warts in life, and green iris. It is only known from two nearby localities in the Serranía Eslabón, Department La Paz. An operational key for species in the C. veraguensis group is provided.
DescriptionAccepted by M. Vences: 23 Jun 2006; published: 3 Aug. 2006
Publisher version (URL)http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2006f/zt01278p068.pdf
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/10261/120864
ISSN1175-5326
E-ISSN1175-5334
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