Microkayla iatamasi (Aguayo-Vedia and Harvey, 2001)

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

Phrynopus iatamasi Aguayo-Vedia and Harvey, 2001, Rev. Biol. Tropical, 49: 339. Holotype: MHNC 1-ACX, by original designation. Type locality: "7 km de la carretera antigua al Chapare, 'Zona de Aguirre' (limite NO del Parque Nacional Carrasco), departamento de Cochabamba, Bolivia (17° 12′ S, 65° 42′ O), 3450 m".

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

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

English Names

None noted.


Known only from cloud forest at the type locality (Parque Nacional Carrasco) in Cochabamba, Bolivia, at 3450 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Bolivia

Endemic: Bolivia


In the Phrynopus peruanus group according to the original publication. De la Riva, 2007, Herpetol. Monogr., 21: 261-262. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Phrynopus iatamasi) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 406.

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