Phrynopus kauneorum Lehr, Aguilar, and Köhler, 2002

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

Phrynopus kauneorum Lehr, Aguilar, and Köhler, 2002, J. Herpetol., 36: 311. Holotype: MUSM 20459, by original designation. Type locality: "Palma Pampa (09° 53′ 12″ S, 75° 53′ 22″ W), 3020 m elevation, located approximately 20 km southeast of Chaglla, along the road from Chaglla to Tomyarica, property of P. Baumann, Distrito Chaglla, Provincia Pachitea, Departamento Huánuco, Peru".

English Names

None noted.


Region of the type locality (Distrito Chaglla, Provincia Pachitea, Departamento Huánuco, Peru), 2735-3380 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


In the Phrynopus peruanus group according to the original publication. Lehr, Rodríguez, and Córdova, 2002, Zool. Abh. Staatl. Mus. Tierkd. Dresden, 52: 71-75, discussed the species and new localities, and noted that it is most similar to Phrynopus juninensis. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 406. See Duellman and Lehr, 2009, Terrest.-breeding Frogs in Peru: 113-114, for brief account.

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