volume 98, issue 2, P266-269 2008
DOI: 10.1590/s0073-47212008000200016
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Abstract: ABSTRACT. Description of the tadpole of Physalaemus cicada (Anura, Leiuperidae). The tadpole of Physalaemus cicada Bokermann, 1966 is described with base in specimens obtained through a spawning collected in a temporary pond in Fazenda Olho D'água, municipality of São João do Cariri, state of Paraiba, Brazil. In the stage 37, the tadpole attains a total length of 17,5 mm, body corresponding to 42% of the total length, oval in dorsal view, slightly depressed in lateral view and tooth row formula 2(2)/3(1). The…

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