Phrynopus lechriorhynchus Trueb and Lehr, 2008

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

Phrynopus lechriorhynchus Trueb and Lehr, 2008, Phyllomedusa, 7: 14. Holotype: LSUMZ 31886, by original designation. Type locality: "Punta de Esperanza on trail to Huaylaspampa, above Acomayo, Departamento de Huánuco, Peru".

English Names

None noted.


Known from two localities at elevations of 2740-2800 m on the eastern slopes of the Cordillera Oriental just north of the Rio Huallaga in Huánuco Department, central Peru.


Most similar to Phrynopus montium according to the original publication. See Duellman and Lehr, 2009, Terrest.-breeding Frogs in Peru: 115-116, for brief account.

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