Lynchius parkeri (Lynch, 1975)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Craugastoridae > Subfamily: Holoadeninae > Genus: Lynchius > Species: Lynchius parkeri

Phrynopus parkeri Lynch, 1975, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 35: 21. Holotype: KU 135278, by original designation. Type locality: "the summit of the cordillera between Chanchaque [= Canchaque] and Huancabamba, Depto. Piura, Perú, 3100 m".

Lynchius parkeriHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 109.

English Names

Parker’s Andes Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 83).

Distribution

Elevations of 2770–3100 m in cloud forest and páramo of the Cordillera de Huancabamba, Departmento Piura, northern Peru.

Comment

In the Phrynopus flavomaculatus group. See comment under Phrynopus flavomaculatus. See Duellman and Wild, 1993, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 157: 1-53, for additional specimens and Duellman, 2000, Herpetologica, 56: 277-278, for account. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Phrynopus parkeri) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 407. See Duellman and Lehr, 2009, Terrest.-breeding Frogs in Peru: 89-90, for brief account. See account by Motta, Chaparro, Pombal, Guayasamin, De la Riva, and Padial, 2016, Herpetol. Monogr., 30: 130–131. 

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