Telmatobufo australis Formas, 1972

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Calyptocephalellidae > Genus: Telmatobufo > Species: Telmatobufo australis

Telmatobufo australis Formas, 1972, J. Herpetol., 6: 1. Holotype: IZUA 934-A, by original designation; destroyed by fire on 3 December 2007. Type locality: "Pelada mountains (Valdivia Province)", Chile.

English Names

Pelado Mountains False Toad (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 85).


Western and eastern slopes of the Coastal Range, in Valdivia and Osorno Provinces, Chile, 0–1000 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Chile

Endemic: Chile


See Cei, 1973, Physis, Buenos Aires, 32: 263-268. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 420. See Lobos, Vidal-Maldonado, Correa-Quezada, Labra-Lillo, Díaz-Páez, Charrier, Rabanal, Díaz-Vidal, and Tala, 2013, Anf. Chile Conserv.: 1–104, for comments on conservation status and range. 

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