Alsodes barrioi Veloso, Diaz, Iturra-Constant, and Penna, 1981

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Alsodidae > Genus: Alsodes > Species: Alsodes barrioi

Alsodes barrioi Veloso, Diaz, Iturra-Constant, and Penna, 1981, Medio Ambiente, 51: 72. Holotype: DBCUCH 022. by original designation. Type locality: "Cabrería, Cordillera de Nahuelbuta. 40 Km. al Este de Angol, Provincia de Malleco, Chile. Lat. 38° S Long. 73° O".

English Names

Cabreria Spiny-chest Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 70).


Eastern municipality of Arauco to municipality of Carahue, Chile, 1000–1500 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Chile

Endemic: Chile


Formas, Cuevas, and Brieva, 2002, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 115: 717, commented on the range. Diaz and Valencia, 1985, Copeia, 1985: 175–181, described larval morphology. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 294. See Lobos, Vidal-Maldonado, Correa-Quezada, Labra-Lillo, Díaz-Páez, Charrier, Rabanal, Díaz-Vidal, and Tala, 2013, Anf. Chile Conserv. 1–104, for photograph, comments on conservation status, and range. Flores Flores, 2018, Biodiversity Nat. Hist., Concepción, Chile, 4: 1–7, provided new geographic records and a dot map for the species. See Charrier, 2019, Anf. Bosques Centro Sur y Patagonia de Chile: 82–84, for account (morphology, habitat, natural history) and polygon distribution map. 

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