Microkayla adenopleura (Aguayo-Vedia and Harvey, 2001)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Strabomantidae > Subfamily: Holoadeninae > Genus: Microkayla > Species: Microkayla adenopleura

Phrynopus adenopleurus Aguayo-Vedia and Harvey, 2001, Rev. Biol. Tropical, 49: 334. Holotype: MHNC 1-ABC, by original designation. Type locality: "10 km al N de la población de Monte Punko (Parque Nacional Carrasco), departamento de Cochabamba, Bolivia (17° 33′ S, 65° 17′ O) a 3350 m".

Psychrophrynella adenopleuraHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 102.

Microkayla adenopleura De la Riva, Chaparro, Castroviejo-Fisher, and Padial, 2017 "2018", Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 182: 148

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the vicinity of the type locality (Parque Nacional Carrasco) in Cochabamba, Bolivia, at elevations of 3250-3400 m.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Bolivia

Endemic: Bolivia


In the Phrynopus peruanus group according to the original publication. De la Riva, 2007, Herpetol. Monogr., 21: 247-249, provided an account.

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