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.


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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