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Melanophryniscus klappenbachi Prigioni & Langone 2000

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    Melanophryniscus klappenbachi: Brief Summary
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    Melanophryniscus klappenbachi (common name: Klappenbach's red-bellied frog) is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae. It is found in the Gran Chaco in northern Argentina, Paraguay, and Brazil (Mato Grosso do Sul), and possibly in Bolivia. Its specific name refers to Miguel Angel Klappenbach, a Uruguayan zoologist.

    Its natural habitats are shrublands, and it can also be found in disturbed areas such as livestock farms. It is an explosive breeder utilizing temporary pools.

    Melanophryniscus klappenbachi is a common species facing no significant threats. It is present in the international pet trade.

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