Microkayla chacaltaya (De la Riva, Padial, and Cortéz, 2007)

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

Phrynopus chacaltaya De la Riva, Padial, and Cortéz In De la Riva, 2007, Herpetol. Monogr., 21: 252. Holotype: CBF 4161, by original designation. Type locality: "Sanja Pampa, Provincia Nor Yungas, Departamento de La Paz, Bolivia, 16°15′13.8″S, 68°01′41.8″W, 3900 m".

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

Microkayla chacaltaya —  De la Riva, Chaparro, Castroviejo-Fisher, and Padial, 2017 "2018", Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 182: 146. 

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality within Cotopata National Park and a nearby locality in the Zongo Valley, 3600–3900 m elevation, Provincia Nor Yungas, Departamento La Paz, Bolivia.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Bolivia

Endemic: Bolivia


Possibly composed of two species according to the original publication.

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