Brachycephalus auroguttatus

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Anura 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Anura

Familia: Brachycephalidae
Genus: Brachycephalus
Species: Brachycephalus auroguttatus

Name[edit]

Brachycephalus auroguttatus Ribeiro, Firkowski, Bornschein, & Pie, 2015: 11, figs. 5, 6

  • Type locality: BRAZIL: Pedra da Tartaruga (26°00′21″S, 48°55′25″W; 1,070 m a.s.l.), municipality of Garuva, state of Santa Catarina, southern Brazil.
  • Holotype: DZUP 375 (Fig. 5), adult male; 4 February 2012 by LFR, Marcelo Leandro Brotto and Lucas Mendes.
  • Etymology: The specific epithet is from the Latin aurum (“gold”) and gutta (“drop,” “spot,” “speck”), in reference to the golden spots found throughout the dorsum and sides of the body of the new species.

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