volume 98, issue 2, P210-214 2008
DOI: 10.1590/s0073-47212008000200007
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Abstract: ABSTRACT. Physalaemus henselii (Peters, 1872) is a little known leiuperid frog that has not been studied since the 1960's. Herein, we redescribe its advertisement call, and assess the female sexual cycle and the reproductive period on the basis of the macroscopic analysis of the ovaries and field observations. The Ovarian Size Factor (OSF) was calculated. The study was made in Departamento de Rivera, northern Uruguay. The advertisement call consists of short (177 ± 21ms), multipulsed (20 ± 3 pulses/note) note…

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