Phrynopus barthlenae Lehr and Aguilar, 2002

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Strabomantidae > Subfamily: Pristimantinae > Genus: Phrynopus > Species: Phrynopus barthlenae

Phrynopus barthlenae Lehr and Aguilar, 2002, Zool. Abh. Staatl. Mus. Tierkd. Dresden, 52: 57-64. Holotype: MUSM 20606, by original designation. Type locality: "under stones near a potato field about 15 km southeast of Maraypata near Laguna Gwengway (10° 11,08′ S, 76° 05,60′ W 3680 m above sea level), Provincia Ambo, Departamento de Huánuco, Peru".

English Names

None noted.


Vicinity of the type locality (15 km southeast of Maraypata) and from Alcas, San Rafael District, both localities in Provincia Ambo, Huánuco Department, Peru, ca. 3680 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


Most similar to Phrynopus simonsii according to the original publication. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Phrynopus barthlenae) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 403. See Duellman and Lehr, 2009, Terrest.-breeding Frogs in Peru: 106-107, for brief account.

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