Psychrophrynella usurpator De la Riva, Chaparro, and Padial, 2008

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Craugastoridae > Subfamily: Holoadeninae > Genus: Psychrophrynella > Species: Psychrophrynella usurpator

Psychrophrynella usurpator De la Riva, Chaparro, and Padial, 2008, Zootaxa, 1823: 44. Holotype: KU 138939, by original designation. Type locality: "N slope of Abra Acjanacu, 29 km NNE Paucartambo (13º12′S, 71º37′W), Departamento Cusco, Peru, 3400 m"

English Names

Acjanaco Puna Frog (Villacampa-Ortega, Serrano-Rojas, and Whitworth, 2017, Amph. Manu Learning Cent.: 102).

Distribution

Known only from elevations of 3270–3539 m in the vicinity of Abra Acjanacu, a high pass in the Cordillera de Paucartambo, which is the easternmost Andean range facing the Amazonian lowlands in Departamento Cusco, Peru.

Comment

See Duellman and Lehr, 2009, Terrest.-breeding Frogs in Peru: 261-262, for brief account. See brief account for the Manu region, Peru, by Villacampa-Ortega, Serrano-Rojas, and Whitworth, 2017, Amph. Manu Learning Cent.: 102–101.

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