Phrynopus bracki Hedges, 1990

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

Phrynopus bracki Hedges, 1990, Copeia, 1990: 112. Holotype: USNM 286918, by original designation. Type locality: "2.9 km N, 5.5 km E (airline) Oxapampa in the Cordillera Yanachaga, Departamento de Pasco, Perú..., 10° 32′ 38″ S, 75° 21′ 10″ W, 2600 m".

English Names

Brack's Andes Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 82).


Known only from the type locality in cloud forest in the Cordillera Yanachaga, Department of Pasco, Peru.


See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Phrynopus bracki) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 404. See Duellman and Lehr, 2009, Terrest.-breeding Frogs in Peru: 107-108, for brief account.

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