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Hylodes perere

(Hylodes perere)

Description

Hylodes perere is a species of frog in the family Hylodidae. It is endemic to Brazil and only known from Serra Negra, a part of Mantiqueira Mountains, in Santa Bárbara do Monte Verde, Minas Gerais state. The specific name perere (from Portuguese pererê) is derived from a character in Indian folklore who guards the forest, disrupting its silence with its whistles—in reference to the vocalizations of this species.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Amphibia
Order:Anura
Family:Hylodidae
Genus:Hylodes
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