Telmatobius colanensis Wiens, 1993

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

Telmatobius colanensis Wiens, 1993, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 162: 50. Holotype: LSUMZ 37102, by original designation. Type locality: "Cordillera Colán, SE La Peca (ca. 5°34′ S, 78°10′ W), 2410 m, Departamento Amazonas, Peru".

English Names

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


Known only from the type locality in a high-gradients stream in cloud forest in the Cordillera Colán, Departamento Amazonas, Peru, ca. 2410 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


See comments by Lehr, 2005, in Lavilla and De la Riva (eds.), Monogr. Herpetol., 7: 50-51. 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.

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