Atelognathus salai Cei, 1984

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Batrachylidae > Genus: Atelognathus > Species: Atelognathus salai

Atelognathus salai Cei, 1984, Herpetologica, 40: 47. Holotype: KU 192116, by original designation. Type locality: "Andean slopes facing Mount ap Iwan, ca. 1100 m, 16 km south of Portezuelo, northern border of Lago Buenos Aires, Provincia de Santa Cruz, Argentina, 46° 08′ S lat., 71° 42′ W long."

Atelognathus jeinimenensis Meriggio, Veloso, Young, and Nuñez, 2004, Bol. Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat., Santiago, 53: 102. Holotype: MNHNC 3705, by original designation. Type locality: "en la Reserva Nacional Lago Jeinimeni (46° 49′ 59.6 S, 71° 59′ 57.3 W)", Chile. Synonymy by Díaz-Páez, Vidal, Ortiz, Úbeda, and Basso, 2011, Zootaxa, 2880: 20.

English Names

Portezuelo Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 70).

Distribution

Known from several localities in patagonian Chile (Reserva Nacional Lago Jeinimeni; Cerro Castillo, and Chile Chilco) and Argentina (Laguna de los Gendarmes, northern border of Lago Buenos Aires, Provincia de Santa Cruz).

Comment

Díaz-Páez, Vidal, Ortiz, Úbeda, and Basso, 2011, Zootaxa, 2880: 20-30, discussed the systematics and range of the species. 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: 296. Scolaro, Martinazzo, and Basso, 2008, Herpetol. Rev., 39: 232-233, provided a record (as Atelognathus jeinimenensis), from Argentina,. See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status (as Atelognathus jeinimenensis) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 618.

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