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.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: 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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