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.


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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