Leptodactylus pascoensis Heyer, 1994

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Leptodactylidae > Subfamily: Leptodactylinae > Genus: Leptodactylus > Species: Leptodactylus pascoensis

Leptodactylus pascoensis Heyer, 1994, Smithson. Contrib. Zool., 546: 94. Holotype: LACM 40665, by original designation. Type locality: "Peru; Pasco; Iscozazin Valley, Contilla, 780 m, 10°17′S, 75°13′W".

English Names

None noted.


Known only from two localities (Chontilla, Pasco, and Serrania de Sira, Huánuco) from 780–2500 m elevation in central Peru, east of the Andes.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


In the Leptodactylus wagneri-Leptodactylus podicipinus complex, according to the original publication. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 402. In the Leptodactylus melanonotus species group of de Sá, Grant, Camargo, Heyer, Ponssa, and Stanley, 2014, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 9(Spec. Issue 1): 1–123, and who provided a summary of relevant literature (adult morphology, identification, and range) on pp. 79–80.

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