Nannophryne corynetes (Duellman and Ochoa-M., 1991)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Nannophryne > Species: Nannophryne corynetes

Bufo corynetes Duellman and Ochoa-M., 1991, Copeia, 1991: 138. Holotype: KU 173229, by original designation. Type locality: "west slope of Abra Málaga (ca 13° 09′ S, 72° 20′ W, elev. 3780 m), 50 km (by road) northwest of Ollantaytambo, Provincia Urubamba, Departamento Cuzco, Peru".

Chaunus corynetesFrost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 364.

Nannophryne corynetesFrost, 2007, Amph. Spec. World, vers. 5.0: . by implication of the results of Pramuk, 2006, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 146: 435; Chaparro, Pramuk, and Gluesenkamp, 2007, Herpetologica, 63: 203-212 (by implication).

English Names

Abra Malaga Toad (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 41).


Region of the type locality in Urubamba Province, Cuzco Department, Peru.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


See comment under Nannophryne. Most similar to Bufo variegatus according to the original publication. In the Bufo spinulosus group according to Duellman and Schulte, 1992, Copeia, 1992: 162-172. In the Bufo variegatus group (now Nannophryne) according to Pramuk, 2006, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 146: 435. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Bufo corynetes) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 181.

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