Lynchius tabaconas Motta, Chaparro, Pombal, Guayasamin, De la Riva, and Padial, 2016

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

Lynchius tabaconas Motta, Chaparro, Pombal, Guayasamin, De la Riva, and Padial, 2016, Herpetol. Monogr., 30: 127. Holotype:  MHNC 8637, by original designation. Type locality: "Quebrada del Vino (NSTN), District Tabaconas, Province San Ignacio, Department of Cajamarca, Peru, 3270 m (5°09′53.31″S, 79°12′4.56″W)". 

English Names

None noted. 


Known from the type locality (in Sector Namballe inside Tabaconas-Namballe National Sanctuary, in an area between 2960 m and 3115 m), within the ecotone between the dwarf forest or montane evergreen forest (above 2700 m) and paramo (above 3100 m) from northern Andes, Provincia San Ignacio, Department of Cajamarca, Peru.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru

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