Phrynopus tautzorum Lehr and Aguilar, 2003

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

Phrynopus tautzorum Lehr and Aguilar, 2003, Zool. Abh. Staatl. Mus. Tierkd. Dresden, 53: 88. Holotype: MUSM 20612, by original designation. Type locality: "under a stone about 15 km southeast of Maraypata near Laguna Gwengway (10° 11.04′ S, 76° 05.17′ W, 3770 m above sea level), Provincia Ambo, Departamento de Huánuco, Peru".

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality (15 km southeast of Maraypata, Provincia Ambo, Departamento de Huánuco) at 3770 m elevation in the puna of the eastern Andean slopes of central Peru.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


See Duellman and Lehr, 2009, Terrest.-breeding Frogs in Peru: 123-124, for brief account.

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