Lynchius megacephalus Sánchez-Nivicela, Urgilés, Navarrete, Yánez-Muñoz, and Ron, 2019

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Strabomantidae > Subfamily: Pristimantinae > Genus: Lynchius > Species: Lynchius megacephalus

Lynchius megacephalus Sánchez-Nivicela, Urgilés, Navarrete, Yánez-Muñoz, and Ron, 2019, Zootaxa, 4567: 5. Holotype: MZUA.AN.0633, by original designation. Type locality: "Ecological Conservation Area Tinajillas-Río Gualaceño (3.011677° S, 78.614464° W [WGS84], elevation: 2770 m), Morona Santiago province, Ecuador". Zoobank publication registration: E7E33700-6205-489C-9C3B-7A4ED98F5D20

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality (Tinajillas-Río Gualaceño Ecological Conservation Area, Morona Santiago province, Ecuador, 2770 m elevation). 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Ecuador

Endemic: Ecuador

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