Telmatobius mayoloi Salas and Sinsch, 1996

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

Telmatobius mayoloi Salas and Sinsch, 1996, Alytes, 14: 9. Holotype: URP 106, by original designation. Type locality: "mouth of Rio Santa, 500 m from Lake Conococha, Provincia Recuay, Departamento Ancash, Peru, 4050 m altitude, ca., 77° 17 50 W 10° 06′ 25 S".

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality (near Lake Conococha, Department of Ancash, Peru) and 30 km north of this in the Río Santa, 3515-4150 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


Lehr, Köhler, and Streit, 2002, Faun. Abh. Staatl. Mus. Tierkd., Dresden, 22: 380, discussed the range. See comments by Lehr, 2005, in Lavilla and De la Riva (eds.), Monogr. Herpetol., 7: 55-56. 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: 415. In the Telmatobius macrostomus group of Barrionuevo, 2017, Cladistics, 33: 41–68. 

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