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Proceratophrys cristiceps (Müller, 1883)
Muller's smooth horned frog
family: Odontophrynidae
genus: Proceratophrys
Species Description: Müller, F. 1883. Dritter Nachtrag. Katalog der herpetologischen Sammlung des Basler Museums. Basel: J. G. Bauer.
Taxonomic Notes: Synonymized Protoceraphrys caramaschii and P. aridus with Protoceraphrys cristiceps after Mangia et al 2019 Revising the taxonomy of Proceratophrys Miranda-Ribeiro, 1920 (Anura: Odontophyrnidae)from the Brazilian semiarid Caatinga: morphology, calls and molecules support a single species. J Zool. Sys. Evol. Res. 2020;00:1-22 DOI:10.1111/jzs.12365

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN Red List Status Account Least Concern (LC)
National Status None
Regional Status None



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