Brachycephalus verrucosus

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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 verrucosus


Brachycephalus verrucosus Ribeiro, Firkowski, Bornschein & Pie, 2015: 14, figs. 7, 8

  • Type locality: BRAZIL: Morro da Tromba (26° 12′ 44″ S, 48° 57′ 29″ W; 900 m a.s.l.), municipality of Joinville, state of Santa Catarina, southern Brazil.
  • Holotype: MHNCI, 9819 (ex DZUP 161— Fig. 7), adult female; 25 January 2011, by MRB and SAAM.
  • Etymology: The specific epithet is from the Latin verrucosus (“warty,” “rugged”) in reference to the highly rugose aspect of the dorsum of the body of the new species.