Alsodes vanzolinii (Donoso-Barros, 1974)

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

Eupsophus vanzolinii Donoso-Barros, 1974, Bol. Soc. Biol. Concepción, 48: 226. Holotype: IZUC 4938, by original designation. Type locality: "Macho Ramadilla, Provincia de Arauco", Chile.

Alsodes vanzoliniiFormas, 1981, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 93: 920.

English Names

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


Western slopes of the Nahuelbua Range, Arauco Province, Chile, 50 m elevation.


In the Alsodes monticola group of Formas and Vera, 1983, Copeia, 1983: 1104-1107. 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: 294.

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