Microkayla saltator (De la Riva, Reichle, and Bosch, 2007)

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

Phrynopus saltator De la Riva, Reichle, and Bosch In De la Riva, 2007, Herpetol. Monogr., 21: 271. Holotype: CBF 6031, by original designation. Type locality: "ca. 15 km (by road) from Charazani on the road to Apolo, Provincia Saavedra, Departamento de La Paz, Bolivia, 15° 10′ 45″ S, 68° 53′ 29″ W, 2550 m".

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

Microkayla saltator — 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 (15 km from Charazani on the road to Apolo) in a semi-humid area of the otherwise dry Río Charazani valley in the Cordillera de Apolobamba, Provincia Saavedra, Departamento de La Paz, Bolivia.


Possibly composed of two species according to the original publication.

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