Amazophrynella matses Rojas, Carvalho, Ávila, Farias, Gordo, and Hrbek, 2015

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Amazophrynella > Species: Amazophrynella matses

Amazophrynella matses Rojas-Zamora, Carvalho, Ávila, Farias, Gordo, and Hrbek, 2015, Zootaxa, 3946: 93. Holotype: MZUNAP 921, by original designation. Type locality: "Nuevo Salvador locality (5° 2′ 33″ S, 73° 50′ 02″ W), district of Requena, Province of Requena, Loreto, Peru". Zoobank publication registration: E7630BC6-637C-49E9-9C6D-E9C26DFA4AA0 

English Names

None noted. 


Known from four localities on the right bank of the Ucayali River in the state of Loreto, northeastern Peru: Requena, around Jenaro Herrera community, Nuevo Salvador, and the Matses Indian Reserve. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


See map by Rojas-Zamora, Fouquet, Ron, Hernández-Ruz, Melo-Sampaio, Chaparro, Vogt, Carvalho, Pinheiro, Ávila, Farias, Gordo, and Hrbek, 2018, PeerJ, 6(e4941): 7, who discussed evolution within the genus. Gagliardi-Urrutia, García Dávila, Jaramillo-Martinez, Rojas-Padilla, Rios-Alva, Aguilar-Manihuari, Pérez-Peña, Castroviejo-Fisher, Simões, Estivals, Guillen Huaman, Castro Ruiz, Angulo Chávez, Mariac, Duponchelle, and Renno, 2022, Anf. Loreto: 42–43, provided a brief account, dot map, and genetic barcode for Loreto, Peru.  

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