Oreobates amarakaeri Padial, Chaparro, Castroviejo-Fisher, Guayasamin, Lehr, Delgado, Vaira, Teixeira, Aguayo-Vedia, and De la Riva, 2012

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Craugastoridae > Subfamily: Holoadeninae > Genus: Oreobates > Species: Oreobates amarakaeri

Oreobates amarakaeri Padial, Chaparro, Castroviejo-Fisher, Guayasamin, Lehr, Delgado C., Vaira, Teixeira, Aguayo-Vedia, and De la Riva, 2012, Am. Mus. Novit., 3752: 18. Holotype: MHNC 6975, by original designation. Type locality: "Río Nusinuscato (13° 08′1 3.1″ S, 70° 51′ 05.8″ W; 685 m), Distrito Camanti, Provincia Quispicanchi, Departamento Cusco, Peru".

English Names

Amarakaeri's Big-headed Frog (Villacampa-Ortega, Serrano-Rojas, and Whitworth, 2017, Amph. Manu Learning Cent.: 62).

Distribution

Andean foothills at elevations of 540–1235 m in the Departaments of Cusco (provinces of Quispicanchi and Paucartambo) and Puno (province of Limbani), presumably to be found in Manu National Park.

Comment

The known range was discussed in detail and several new localities provided by Ttito and Catenazzi, 2019, Zootaxa, 4543: 584–586. See brief account for the Manu region, Peru, by Villacampa-Ortega, Serrano-Rojas, and Whitworth, 2017, Amph. Manu Learning Cent.: 62–63.

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