Batrachyla antartandica Barrio, 1967

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Batrachylidae > Genus: Batrachyla > Species: Batrachyla antartandica

Batrachyla antartandica Barrio, 1967, Physis, Buenos Aires, 27: 102. Holotype: CHINM 1821, by original designation; now in MACN. Type locality: "Puerto Blest, Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi, Río Negro, República Argentina".

Eupsophus antartandicusPyron and Wiens, 2011, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 61: 543-583. Taxonomic decision based on misidentified GenBank sequences according to Blotto, Nuñez, Úbeda, Wheeler, and Faivovich, 2013, Cladistics, 29: 113–130

English Names

Marbled Wood Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 70).


Austral forests of South America in Chubut and Río Negro Provinces, Argentina, and from Mehuín (Región de Los Ríos) to Isla Virtudes (Región de Magallanes) in Chile. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Argentina, Chile


See account by Cei, 1980, Monit. Zool. Ital., N.S., Monogr., 2: 272–274. See Vidoz, Úbeda, and Vidoz, 2002, Herpetol. Rev., 33: 219, for range extension and comment on range. Díaz-Páez and Young, 2003, Herpetol. Rev., 34: 379–380, reported a specimen from Juan Stuven Island, Region de Aysen, Chile. Cuevas and Ugarte, 2008, Herpetol. Rev., 39: 233, provided a range extension in Chile and briefly discussed the range. Blotto, Nuñez, Úbeda, Wheeler, and Faivovich, 2013, Cladistics, 29: 113–131, placed this species in Batrachyla on the basis of its molecular phylogenetic position. 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.

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