Telmatobius ceiorum Laurent, 1970

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Telmatobiidae > Genus: Telmatobius > Species: Telmatobius ceiorum

Telmatobius ceiorum Laurent, 1970 "1969", Acta Zool. Lilloana, 25: 214. Holotype: FML 01372, by original designation. Type locality: "km 51 ruta de Concepción a Andagalá, cerca de la Banderita, Prov. de Catamarca, alt. +/- 1.900 metros", Argentina.

English Names

Catamarca Water Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 84).


Montane forests in the Nevados del Aconquija and Cumbres Calchaquíes, in Catamarca and Tucumán provinces, Argentina, 1500-2200 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Argentina

Endemic: Argentina


See accounts by Laurent, 1973, Acta Zool. Lilloana, 30: 176-183, Cei, 1980, Monit. Zool. Ital., N.S., Monogr., 2: 270-271, and Lavilla and Barrionuevo, 2005, in Lavilla and De la Riva (eds.), Monogr. Herpetol., 7: 117-118. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 412. In the Telmatobius bolivianus group of  Barrionuevo, 2017, Cladistics, 33: 41–68. 

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