Microkayla pinguis (Harvey and Ergueta-Sandoval, 1998)

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

Phrynopus pinguis Harvey and Ergueta-Sandoval, 1998, J. Herpetol., 32: 536. Holotype: CBF 1906, by original designation. Type locality: "Choquetanga Chico, Provincia Inquisivi, Departamento La Paz, Bolivia".

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

Microkayla pinguis — 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 (Provincia Inquisivi, Departamento La Paz, Bolivia).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Bolivia

Endemic: Bolivia


Most closely related to members of the Phrynopus peruanus group according to the original publication. De la Riva, 2007, Herpetol. Monogr., 21: 268-269, provided an account.

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