Check List 9(5): 1122-1123, doi: 10.15560/9.5.1122
First record of the Amazonian tiny tree toad Amazophrynella minuta (Melin, 1941) (Anura: Bufonidae), for Venezuela
expand article infoFernando J. M. Rojas-Runjaic, Santiago Castroviejo-Fisher§, César L. Barrio-Amorós|
‡ Fundación La Salle de Ciencias Naturales, Venezuela§ American Museum of Natural History, United States of America| Instituto de Biodiversidad Tropical, Costa Rica
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Amazophrynella minuta is a small toad widely distributed in the lowlands and midlands of the Amazon and Guiana regions. Herein we report the first record of this species from Venezuela based on a single specimen from Raudal de Danto, Río Cuao, northwestern Amazonas state. This record extends the distribution of the species more than 500 km from the closest known localities in Colombia and Brazil