Acoustic characteristics of the mating call of Dendropsophus elegans (Anura: Hylidae)

Sérgio Muniz, Carina Moura, Augusto Moraes, Mariana Galindo, Leonardo Chaves, MArcelo Kokubum, Geraldo Moura


The aim of the present study was to describe the mating call of Dendropsophus elegans (Wied-Neuwied 1824) specimens found in the Parque Estadual Dois Irmãos, which is located in Recife, Pernambuco (Brazil). The data obtained were compared with available information for mating calls of the D. Leucophyllatus group. The only species of this group with the mating call described are D. anceps, D. bifurcus and D. ebraccatus.


Amphibians; Anura; Bioacoustics; Dendropsophus leucophyllatus group

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