Check List 8(4): 630-631, doi: 10.15560/8.4.630
Physalaemus cicada Bokermann, 1966 (Anura: Leiuperidae): distribution extension
expand article infoRonildo Alves Benício, Guilherme Ramos da Silva§, Mariluce Gonçalves Fonseca
‡ Universidade Federal do Piauí, Brazil§ Universidade Estadual do Piauí, Brazil
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The genus Physalaemus is widely distributed over South America, east of Andes. Physalaemus cicada belongs to the Physalaemus cuvieri group, is widely distributed over the Caatinga and is usually found in lentic and/or temporary water bodies. Herein, we extend its geographical distribution providing the first record of Physalaemus cicada for Piauí state, in the municipality of Picos.