Oreobates granulosus (Boulenger, 1903)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Strabomantidae > Subfamily: Pristimantinae > Genus: Oreobates > Species: Oreobates granulosus

Hylodes granulosus Boulenger, 1903, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 7, 12: 553. Holotype: BMNH 1947.2.15.72 (formerly 1902.11.28.15), according to J.D. Lynch in Frost, 1985, Amph. Species World: 291. Type locality: "Santo Domingo, Carabaya, S. E. Peru, 6000 feet".

Eleutherodactylus granulosusStejneger, 1904, Annu. Rep. U.S. Natl. Mus. for 1902: 582–583, by implication; Gorham, 1966, Das Tierreich, 85: 75; Gorham, 1974, Checklist World Amph.: 53.

Oreobates granulosusPadial, Chaparro, and De la Riva, 2008, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 152: 755.

English Names

None noted.


Humid montane forests and cloud forests of the eastern versant of Cordillera Carabaya, Puno, Peru, 1400–2000 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


Removed from the synonymy of Oreobates cruralis by Padial, Chaparro, and De la Riva, 2008, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 152: 755, where it had been placed by Lynch, 1989, Milwaukee Public Mus. Contrib. Biol. Geol., 79: 7. See Duellman and Lehr, 2009, Terrest.-breeding Frogs in Peru: 98–100, for brief account.

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