Alsodes cantillanensis Charrier, Correa-Quezada, Castro, and Méndez-Torres, 2015

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

Alsodes cantillanensis Charrier, Correa-Quezada, Castro-Carrasco, and Méndez-Torres, 2015, Zootaxa, 3915: 542. Holotype: SSUC-Am-168, by original designation. Type locality: "in Quebrada Infiernillo, Fundo San Juan de Piche, Altos de Cantillana mountains (33°55’32.6”S, 71°02’34.6”W, 850 m a.s.l.. . .", Chile.

English Names

None noted. 


Known only from the type locality (Quebrada Infiernillo) and a nearby cascade (Quebrada Lisboa), both in the Natural Sanctuary San Juan de Piche on the western slope of the Altos de Cantillana, Región de Valparaíso, Chile. 


The sister taxon of Alsodes nodosus based on molecular data but not particular similar to that species according to the original publication, where external morphology and molecular markers were discussed. Ramírez-Álvarez and Peñaloza, 2020, Bol. Chil. Herpetol., 7: 51–54, confirmed the record for the Cerro Poqui, Coltauco, Región de O’Higgins, Chile, and discussed the state conservation. 

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