Melanophryniscus estebani Céspedez, 2008

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Melanophryniscus > Species: Melanophryniscus estebani

Melanophryniscus estebani Céspedez, 2008, FACENA, 24: 37. Holotype: ZVUNRC1887, by original designation. Type locality: "Alpa Corral, Sierra de Comechingones, Departamento de Río Cuarto, Córdoba, Argentina".

English Names

None noted.


Known only from Alpa Corral, Córdoba Province, and La Carolina, San Luis Province, central Argentina.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Argentina

Endemic: Argentina


In the Melanophryniscus stelzneri group according to the original publication. Zank, Becker, Abadie, Baldo, and Maneyro, 2014, PLoS One, E 9(4: e94625): 1–11, provided modeled distribution maps for the species under climate change. 

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