Pumpkin toadlet

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Pumpkin toadlet
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Brachycephalidae
Genus: Brachycephalus
Species: B. ephippium
Binomial name
Brachycephalus ephippium
(Spix, 1824)

The pumpkin toadlet or Spix’s saddleback toad (Brachycephalus ephippium) is a species of frog in the Brachycephalidae family. It is endemic to montane regions of southeastern Brazil (Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, and Minas Gerais states). Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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