Eupsophus emiliopugini Formas, 1989

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Alsodidae > Genus: Eupsophus > Species: Eupsophus emiliopugini

Eupsophus emiliopugini Formas, 1989, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 102: 568. Holotype: IZUA 1587, by original designation; destroyed by fire on 3 December 2007. Type locality: "La Picada, 23 km NE (by road) of Ensenada..., Osorno Province, Andean Range, 41°04′ S, 72°26′ W, 480 m.", Chile.

English Names

Emilio's Ground Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 80).


Known only from the type locality, La Picada, in Osorno Province, and Kent Island, southern Chile, and Lago Puelo National Park, Chubut, Argentina.


In the Eupsophus vertebralis group of Formas and Brieva, 1994, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 107: 391-397. Argentina record from Úbeda, Ramilo, Chehebar, and Vidoz, 1999, Herpetol. Rev., 30: 230. Díaz-Páez and Nuñez, 2002, Herpetol. Rev., 33: 220, provided additional records for Chile.

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