Pseudopaludicola saltica

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Pseudopaludicola saltica
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Leptodactylidae
Genus: Pseudopaludicola
Species: P. saltica
Binomial name
Pseudopaludicola saltica
(Cope, 1887)

Paludicola saltica Cope, 1887

Pseudopaludicola saltica, also known as the Chupada swamp frog or long-legged swamp froglet , is a species of frog in the Leptodactylidae family. It is endemic to south-central Brazil (Mato Grosso, Minas Gerais, and São Paulo states, as well as the Federal District).[2]

Pseudopaludicola saltica is a common species of Cerrado savanna. It occurs in moist fields and pastures, adapting well to anthropogenic disturbance. Breeding takes place in pools and swamps. Local populations can be threatened by habitat loss caused by intensive agriculture, fire and, dam construction.[1]


  1. ^ a b Colli, G. & Lavilla, E. (2004). "Pseudopaludicola saltica". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2004: e.T57320A11619840. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57320A11619840.en. Retrieved 10 January 2018. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2015). "Pseudopaludicola saltica (Cope, 1887)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 23 May 2015.