Alsodes pehuenche Cei, 1976

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Alsodidae > Genus: Alsodes > Species: Alsodes pehuenche

Alsodes pehuenche Cei, 1976, Atti Soc. Ital. Sci. Nat. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. Milano, 117: 162. Holotype: IBAUNC 1646-1, by original designation. Type locality: "Pehuenche Valley in Andean mountains of Southern Mendoza Province, Argentina, 2000 up to 2500 m", Argentina.

Telmalsodes pehuencheDiaz, 1989, Stud. Neotrop. Fauna Environ., 24: 25-33.

Alsodes pehuencheWiens, 1993, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 162: 41, 42.

English Names

Pehuenche Spiny-chest Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 70).

Distribution

Pehuenche Valley, in the Andes of southern Mendoza Province (2000-2500 m), Argentina, and immediately adjacent Chile (ca. 3 km east of the northeastern corner of the Laguna del Maule).

Comment

Not assigned to species group. See account by Cei, 1980, Monit. Zool. Ital., N.S., Monogr., 2: 286-292. Corbalán, Debandi, and Martínez: 17–23, provided the record for Chile, which was subsequently confirmed by Correa-Quezada, Pastenes-O., Iturra-Constant, Calderón, Vásquez, Lam, Salinas, and Méndez, 2013, Gayana, 77: 125–131. 

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