Telmatobius punctatus Vellard, 1955

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

Telmatobius brevirostris punctatus Vellard, 1955, Mem. Mus. Hist. Nat. Javier Prado, 4: 22. Types: MUSM 240 (number of individuals unknown); MUSM 7681 (renumbered) designated lectotype by Morales, Carrillo, and Ortega, 1990, Publ. Mus. Hist. Nat. Univ. Nac. Mayor San Marcos, 33: 3.

Telmatobius punctatusLehr, 2005, in Lavilla and De la Riva (eds.), Monogr. Herpetol., 7: 46.

English Names

None noted.


Provinces of Huánuco and Pachitea, Department of Huánuco, Peru, 2300-3000 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


Rejected as distinguishable from Telmatobius brevirostris by Sinsch, Salas, and Canales, 1995, Alytes, 13: 38, this species was recognized as distinct by Lehr, 2005, in Lavilla and De la Riva (eds.), Monogr. Herpetol., 7: 46, and additional comments provided on page 57-59.

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