Stefania riveroi Señaris, Ayarzagüena, and Gorzula, 1997

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hemiphractidae > Genus: Stefania > Species: Stefania riveroi

Stefania riveroi Señaris, Ayarzagüena, and Gorzula, 1997 "1996", Publ. Asoc. Amigos Doñana, 7: 29. Holotype: MHNLS 10413, by original designation. Type locality: "Yuruaní-tepui, Estado Bolívar, Venezuela. (05° 19′ N - 60° 51′ W). 2300 m s.n.m."

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Known only from the summit of Yuruaní-tepui in Bolívar, Venezuela, 2300 m elevation.

Comment

See geographic and taxonomic comments by Gorzula and Señaris, 1999 "1998", Scient. Guaianae, 8: 46. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Phrynopus simonsii) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 410. Señaris, Lampo, Rojas-Runjaic, and Barrio-Amorós, 2014, Guía Ilust. Anf. Parque Nac. Canaima: 132–133, provided a photograph and a brief account for the Parque Nacional de Canaima, Venezuela. See Barrio-Amorós, Rojas-Runjaic, and Señaris, 2019, Amph. Rept. Conserv., 13 (1: e180): 59, for comments on range and literature.

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