Amphibians of the Machalilla National Park, province of Manabí, western Ecuador


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Amphibians, Machalilla National Park, province of Manabí, western Ecuador

Abstract. Fifteen species of amphibians are reported from the Machalilla National Park, located in coastal western Ecuador. Scinax quinquefasciatus, Trachycephalus venulosus, and Leptodactylus ventrimaculatus are reported from the area for the first time. Several amphibian species are rangerestricted and endemic. The amphibian fauna of this national park is related to the Tumbesian endemic region. Updated information is presented for Ceratophrys stolzmanni and Leptodactylus ventrimaculatus.

Resumen. Anfibios del Parque Nacional Machalilla, provincia de Manabí, Ecuador. Quince especies de anfibios son reportados para el Parque Nacional Machalilla, localizado en la costa de Ecuador. Scinax quinquefasciatus, Trachycephalus venulosus y Leptodactylus ventrimaculatus son reportados para el área por primera vez. Varias especies de anfibios del parque tienen rangos de distribución restringidos o están en peligro de extinción. La fauna anfibios de este parque nacional esta relacionada con la zona de endemismo Tumbesina. Se presenta información actualizada para Ceratophrys stolzmanni y Leptodactylus ventrimaculatus.

Cita / Citation: Cisneros-Heredia, D. F. 2006. Amphibians, Machalilla National Park, province of Manabí, western Ecuador. Check List 2(1): 45-54.

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