Ctenophryne carpish (Lehr, Rodriguez, and Córdova, 2002)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Gastrophryninae > Genus: Ctenophryne > Species: Ctenophryne carpish

Phrynopus carpish Lehr, Rodríguez, and Córdova, 2002, Zool. Abh. Staatl. Mus. Tierkd. Dresden, 52: 58. Holotype: MUSM 20699, by original designation. Type locality: "Cordillera de Carphish [sic] (09° 43′ 19″ S, 76° 05′ 76″ W 2969 m above sea level), Provincia Huánuco, Departamento de Huánuco, Peru".

"Phrynopus" carpishLehr, Fritzsch, and Müller, 2005, Zool. Scripta, 34: 599.

Melanophryne carpishLehr and Trueb, 2007, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 149: 585.

Ctenophryne carpishde Sá, Streicher, Sekonyela, Forlani, Loader, Greenbaum, Richards, and Haddad, 2012, BMC Evol. Biol., 12(241): 1-21.

English Names

None noted.


Vicinity of the type locality in the Cordillera de Carpish (Provincia Huánuco, Departamento Huánuco) in the central-eastern Andes of Perum and ca. 364 km north of this locality at Laguna de los Cóndores, Juanjui, Huallaga, San Martín, Peru.


Venegas, 2005, Herpetol. Rev., 36: 76, provided the record from San Martín, Peru. Lehr, Fritzsch, and Müller, 2005, Zool. Scripta, 34: 599, noted that "Phrynopus" carpish is not a hyloid, but instead a microhylid of an unnamed genus (subsequently named Melanophryne). See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Phrynopus carpish) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 404.

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