Thursday, November 1, 2012

[Herpetology • 2007] Rhaebo lynchi • A new species of Rhaebo (Anura: Bufonidae) from the Cordillera Occidental of Colombia


Abstract 
A new species of the genus Rhaebo is described from the Cordillera Occidental of Colombia. Rhaebo lynchi sp. nov. differs from all others congeners in having a row of very prominent tarsal tubercles on the outer edge, a row of very prominent ulnar tubercles, short limbs, and smaller size in adult. R. lynchi is currently the smallest known Rhaebo.
Key words: Bufonidae, Rhaebo, Colombia, Antioquia, Cordillera Occidental


Mueses-Cisneros, A.A. 2007. A new species of Rhaebo (Anura: Bufonidae) from the Cordillera Occidental of Colombia. Zootaxa. 1662:53-59.

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