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Diagnosis A species included in the Hypsiboas pulchellus group and characterized by the following combination of characters: (1) small to medium size (snout-vent length 29.7Â?37.5 mm in males and 37.6Â?44.3 mm in females); (2) body moderately robust; (3) beige, light brown, or golden color on background, with or without dark brown spots or stripes on head, vertebral, and/or dorsolateral areas, or with large asymmetrical blotches that in some specimens cover almost whole dorsum; (4) flanks with small bright spots, cream or golden; (5) uniform pattern on the concealed parts of thigh; (6) advertisement call with a metallic sound and distinct acoustic parameters (18 analyzed calls of at least eight males), composed by 14Â?48 pulses (32 6 10), frequency range of 1.33Â?3.89 kHz, dominant frequency of 2.50Â?2.93 kHz (2.67 6 0.12), and duration of 149.3Â?408.2 ms (249.0 6 73.2); (7) tadpoles with a rostral gap in marginal papillation and tooth row formula 2(2)/4(1); (8) reproduction in mountain streams of the Atlantic Forest.


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