We describe the internal oral morphology and chondrocranial anatomy for Boana crepitans tadpoles, and compare them with available descriptions for other species in the subfamily Cophomantinae. Among species of the Boana faber group, the chondrocranial anatomy has been reported only for one species internal oral morphology and cranial anatomy are similar to other described species of Boana and Cophomantinae. B. crepitans lacks unique features in the oral cavity and chondrocranium that would distinguish it from other congeneric species. We identify six characters from the internal oral anatomy of tadpoles unique for Cophomantinae. In addition, Boana has infralabial papillae projections, buccal floor arena papillae, and lateral ridge papillae projections shorter than those described for Aplastodiscus and Bokermannohyla.
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Rodrigues de Oliveira, M. I. R, Weber, L. N., Ferreira, J. S., Coimbra Libório, A. E., Guimarães, Takazone, A. M., and de Sá, R.O. 2021. Larval chondrocranial and internal oral morphology of the Neotropical treefrog Boana crepitans (Wied-Neuwied, 1824) (Amphibia, Anura, Hylidae). Journal of Morphology, 282, no. 8 (August 2021): 1274–81. https://doi.org/10.1002/jmor.21383.