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.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Bolivia

Endemic: Bolivia


Possibly composed of two species according to the original publication.

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