Telmatobius yuracare De la Riva, 1994

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

Telmatobius yuracare De la Riva, 1994, Herpetologica, 50: 39. Holotype: CET A650, by original designation. Type locality: "Sehuencas, 19 km N Monte Punco (by road), Provincia Carrasco, Departamento Cochabamba, Bolivia (17°30′ S, 65°16′ W), 2130 m".

English Names

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


Andean slopes of the Cordillera Oriental in Boliva, 2050-2990 m elevation, in the departments of Cochabamba and extreme western Santa Cruz.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Bolivia

Endemic: Bolivia


Köhler, 2000, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 48: 142, and De la Riva, 2005, in Lavilla and De la Riva (eds.), Monogr. Herpetol., 7: 89, provided accounts. 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: 419. In the Telmatobius bolivianus group of  Barrionuevo, 2017, Cladistics, 33: 41–68. 

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