Telmatobius hockingi Salas and Sinsch, 1996

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

Telmatobius hockingi Salas and Sinsch, 1996, Alytes, 14: 7. Holotype: URP 116, by original designation. Type locality: "Rio Sihuas 5 km from Sihuas, Provincia Sihuas, Departamento Ancash, Peru, 2700 m altitude, 77° 38′ 14 W 08° 30′ 00 S".

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality (near Sihuas) and from Piscobamba, Ancash, Peru, ca. 2700 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


See comments by Lehr, 2005, in Lavilla and De la Riva (eds.), Monogr. Herpetol., 7: 52. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 414.

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