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Título: Diversity and distribution of frogs in an Amazonian
Autor(es): Selvino Neckel de Oliveira
William Ernest Magnusson
Ana Luisa Kerti Mangabeira Albernaz
Albertina Pimentel Lima
Assunto: diversidade
Anuros
Distribuição
ISSN: 0173-5373
Revista: Amphibia-Reptilia
Volume: 21
Resumo: We studied the distribution of anurans in savanna, regrowth and mature forest at the mouth of the Tapajós river in Brazilian Amazonia. We sampled 31 sites on the right bank of the Tapajós river and on the shores of lakes nearby, and recorded all acoustic and visual observations of frogs. We found 18 anuran species: Leptodactylidae (8), Hylidae (7), Bufonidae (2) and Pseudidae (1). The distribution of species indicated that some species are generalists and others are restricted to certain habitats. The species at Alter do Ch�o are a subset of those found in forested sites in Amazonia. Lakes and forested areas had the greatest anuran diversity, but are also the areas most disturbed by tourist development and agriculture. Reduction of anuran diversity in the area could be minimized by concentrating development along the main beaches of the Tapaj�s river.
URI: http://repositorio.inpa.gov.br/handle/123/1026
ISSN: 0173-5373
Local de publicação: Holanda
Aparece nas coleções:Coordenação de Biodiversidade (CBIO)

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