Telmatobius sanborni Schmidt, 1954

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

Telmatobius sanborni Schmidt, 1954, Fieldiana, Zool., 34: 280. Holotype: FMNH 40247, by original designation. Type locality: "Limbani, Puno, Peru, about 13,000 feet altitude".

English Names

None noted.


High-gradient streams in upper cloud forests and Polylepis formation in Departamento Puno, southern Peru, and in adjacent Bolivia in the Cordillera de Apolobamba, western Department of La Paz, 3100-3800 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Bolivia, Peru


Removed from the synonym of Telmatobius marmoratus rugosus by De la Riva, 2005, in Lavilla and De la Riva (eds.), Monogr. Herpetol., 7: 84-85 (who provided an account), where it had been placed by Vellard, 1960, Mem. Mus. Hist. Nat. Javier Prado, 10: 1-20. Not included in the phylogenetic study of Barrionuevo, 2017, Cladistics, 33: 41–68.

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