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STEVAUX, Maria Nazaré. A new species of Bufo Laurenti (Anura, Bufonidae) from northeastern Brazil. Rev. Bras. Zool. [online]. 2002, vol.19, suppl.1, pp.235-242. ISSN 0101-8175.

A new species of bufonid load, Bufo jimi sp. nov., is described from Maracás and Itagibá, State of Bahia, Brazil. This species shows close relationships to B. paracnemis Lutz, 1925 by sharing the presence of tibial glands and the paratoid glands shape. The new species is a member of the Bufo marinus-group, and is characlerized by having well-defined glands in most part of dorsal faceof the forearms, in the extcrn side of the feet and in both sides of cloacal region.

Keywords : Amphibia; Anura; Bufonidae; Bufo jimi sp. nov.; anuran; taxonomy.

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