The genus Proceratoprhrys is poorly known. It consists of 14 currently recognized species (Frost, 2000) of medium-sized frogs distributed from northeastern Argentina and Paraguay to southeast Amazonia (Rondonia State), eastern and southern Brazil. Proceratophrys avelinoi was described from Misiones, Argentina (Mercadal de Barrio and Barrio, 1993). The larval stage of this species is unknown. Herein, we describe the tadpole and the characteristics of the internal oral anatomy of P avelinoi using scanning electron micros- copy (SEM).
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de Sá, Rafael O., and José A. Langone. “The Tadpole of Proceratophrys Avelinoi (Anura: Leptodactylidae).” Journal of Herpetology, vol. 36, no. 3, Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, 2002, pp. 490–94, https://doi.org/10.2307/1566195.