Telmatobius hypselocephalus Lavilla and Laurent, 1989

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

Telmatobius hypselocephalus Lavilla and Laurent, 1989 "1988", Alytes, 7: 83. Holotype: FML 03768, by original designation. Type locality: "El Angosto, 6 km S de El Moreno, Province de Jujuy, Argentina, 3600 m."

English Names

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


Known only from two localities in the Department of Tumbaya, Jujuy Province, Argentina (El Angosto and El Moreno), 3500-3600 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Argentina

Endemic: Argentina


See account by Lavilla and Barrionuevo, 2005, in Lavilla and De la Riva (eds.), Monogr. Herpetol., 7: 123. 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. In the Telmatobius marmoratus group of Barrionuevo, 2017, Cladistics, 33: 41–68.

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