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Proceratophrys brauni

(Proceratophrys brauni)

Description

Proceratophrys brauni is a species of frog in the family Odontophrynidae. It is endemic to South Brazil and has been recorded in the Paraná, Santa Catarina, and Rio Grande do Sul states. The specific name brauni honors Pedro Canisio Braun, a Brazilian herpetologist. Common name horn toad has been coined for this species.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Amphibia
Order:Anura
Family:Odontophrynidae
Genus:Proceratophrys
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