Telmatobius sibiricus De la Riva and Harvey, 2003

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

Telmatobius sibiricus De la Riva and Harvey, 2003, Herpetologica, 59: 128. Holotype: MNK A-965, by original designation. Type locality: "Río Chua Khocha, Serranía Siberia, Provincia Carrasco, Departamento Cochabamba, Bolivia, 2050 m (17° 47′ S, 64° 42′ W)".

English Names

None noted.


Serranía Siberia, 2000-2900 m elevation, to Remates, north of San Juan del Potrero, at 2080 m, in the Departments of Cochabamba and Santa Cruz, Bolivia, in cloud forest.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Bolivia

Endemic: Bolivia


Köhler, 2000, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 48: 131-132, provided a brief account of this species then referred to part of Telmatobius simonsi. De la Riva, 2005, in Lavilla and De la Riva (eds.), Monogr. Herpetol., 7: 85, provided an account. 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: 418. In the Telmatobius bolivianus group of Barrionuevo, 2017, Cladistics, 33: 41–68. 

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