Brachycephalus leopardus

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Brachycephalus leopardus


Taxonavigation: Brachycephaloidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Anura
Superfamilia: Brachycephaloidea

Familia: Brachycephalidae
Genus: Brachycephalus
Species: Brachycephalus leopardus


Brachycephalus leopardus Ribeiro, Firkowski & Pie, 2015: 22, figs. 11-13

  • Type locality: BRAZIL: Serra do Araçatuba (25°54′07″S, 48°59′47″W; 1,640 m a.s.l.), municipality of Tijucas do Sul, state of Paraná, southern Brazil.
  • Holotype: DZUP 490 (Fig. 11), adult male; 06 January 2006 by Marcelo Leandro Brotto and LFR.
  • Etymology: The specific epithet is from the Latin leopardus and refers to the spotted pattern reminiscent of the coloration of the felid genus Leopardus.