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Two new species of Elachistocleis Parker, 1927 (Anura: Microhylidae: Gastrophryninae) from Colombia

Freelance Biodiversity Consultant, Villa de Leyva, Boyacá, Colombia South América. Subdirección de Investigaciones, Colecciones Biológicas, Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt, Carrera 8 No 15-08, Claustro de San Agustín, Villa de Leyva, Boyacá, Colombia South América.
Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138.
Department of Biology, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA 23173.
Amphibia Elachistocleis new species Colombia cryptic species Gastrophryninae


The genus Elachistocleis consists of small to medium size species of Neotropical microhylids. It is the second largest genus of New World microhylids and an important component of the anuran diversity in the Neotropical region. Herein, based on morphological, acoustical, and molecular evidence, we describe two new species and their advertisement calls. The new species have reticulated venter and inhabit the Orinoco basin of Colombia.



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