Amazophrynella matses Rojas, Carvalho, Ávila, Farias, Gordo, and Hrbek, 2015

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Amazophrynella > Species: Amazophrynella matses

Amazophrynella matses Rojas-Zamora, Carvalho, Ávila, Farias, Gordo, and Hrbek, 2015, Zootaxa, 3946: 93. Holotype: MZUNAP 921, by original designation. Type locality: "Nuevo Salvador locality (5° 2′ 33″ S, 73° 50′ 02″ W), district of Requena, Province of Requena, Loreto, Peru". 

English Names

None noted. 


Known from four localities on the right bank of the Ucayali River in the state of Loreto, northeastern Peru: Requena, around Jenaro Herrera community, Nuevo Salvador, and the Matses Indian Reserve. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


See map by Rojas-Zamora, Fouquet, Ron, Hernández-Ruz, Melo-Sampaio, Chaparro, Vogt, Carvalho, Pinheiro, Ávila, Farias, Gordo, and Hrbek, 2018, PeerJ, 6(e4941): 7, who discussed evolution within the genus. Gagliardi-Urrutia, García Dávila, Jaramillo-Martinez, Rojas-Padilla, Rios-Alva, Aguilar-Manihuari, Pérez-Peña, Castroviejo-Fisher, Simões, Estivals, Guillen Huaman, Castro Ruiz, Angulo Chávez, Mariac, Duponchelle, and Renno, 2022, Anf. Loreto: 42–43, provided a brief account, dot map, and genetic barcode for Loreto, Peru.  

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