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.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: 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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