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Data Deficient (DD)

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Diagnosis A large species of the Melanophryniscus tumifrons species group (snout-vent length = 18.3?35.6 mm; mean = 26.4 ± 3.6 mm; n = 25) differs from other species of the group by the following combination of characters: (1) presence of small tubercles on dorsum and venter; (2) frontal tumefaction extending from between the eyes to near half length of upper eyelids; (3) tumefaction unique, with conic granulations and a light central longitudinal sulcus; (4) in life, ventral color pattern of reticulated orange, vestigial black reticulated spot on gular region, and large trapezoidal red spot on femoral region.


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