Alsodes kaweshkari Formas, Cuevas, and Nuñez, 1998

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

Alsodes kaweshkari Formas, Cuevas, and Nuñez, 1998, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 111: 522. Holotype: IZUA 1624, by original designation; destroyed by fire on 3 December 2007. Type locality: "Puerto Edén (49° 8′ S, 74° 25′ W, 10 m), Wellington Island, Ultima Esperanza Province, Magallanes and Chilean Antarctic [sic] Region (XII Región), Chile".

English Names

None noted.


Known only from two localities (Puerto Edén and Seno Huemules), southern Chile.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Chile

Endemic: Chile


In the Alsodes monticola group according to the original publication. 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 in Chile. 

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