Check List 11(5): e19375, doi: 10.15560/11.5.1776
First record of Leptodactylus sertanejo (Anura: Leptodactylidae: Leptodactylinae) in the state of Maranhão, northeastern Brazil
expand article infoTássia Graziele P. Lima, Etielle B. Andrade§, Kássio de C. Araújo|, José Roberto S. A. Leite§, Luíz N. Weber
‡ Universidade Federal do Maranhão, Brazil§ Universidade Federal do Piauí, Brazil| Universidade Federal do Ceará, Brazil
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Leptodactylus sertanejo is a mid-sized frog that inhabits areas of the Cerrado Biome, in natural and artificial grassland areas, in the states of Minas Gerais, São Paulo, Bahia, Goiás and Tocantins, Brazil. Herein, we provide the first species record for the state of Maranhão, northeastern Brazil, expanding the known distribution of L. sertanejo ca. 420 km northeast from the Parque Estadual do Jalapão, Tocantins state.
Leptodactylus fuscus species group; Alpercatas/Itapecuru River basin; Parque Estadual do Mirador; geographic distribution map