Telmatobius necopinus Wiens, 1993

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

Telmatobius necopinus Wiens, 1993, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 162: 60. Holotype: KU 212482, by original designation. Type locality: "east slope of the Abra Pardo de Miguel, 39 km ENE Pomacochas (= Florida) on road to Moyobamba (5°46′ S, 77°42′ W), 2050 m, Departamento Amazonas, Peru".

English Names

Wiens' Water Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 85).


Known only from cloud forest on the easternmost ridge of the Cordillera Central, 2050 m, in Amazonas Department, northern Peru.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


See comments by Lehr, 2005, in Lavilla and De la Riva (eds.), Monogr. Herpetol., 7: 56-57. 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: 416. Unassigned to species group by Barrionuevo, 2017, Cladistics, 33: 41–68.

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