Psychrophrynella wettsteini (Parker, 1932)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Craugastoridae > Subfamily: Holoadeninae > Genus: Psychrophrynella > Species: Psychrophrynella wettsteini

Eupsophus wettsteini Parker, 1932, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 10, 10: 343. Holotype: NHMW 15845, according to Häupl and Tiedemann, 1978, Kat. Wiss. Samml. Naturhist. Mus. Wien, 2: 17, and Häupl, Tiedemann, and Grillitsch, 1994, Kat. Wiss. Samml. Naturhist. Mus. Wien, 9: 22. Type locality: "Untuaro or Pongo, Peru, 2000 metres", possibly Departamento Amazonas, Peru, but not currently regarded as a member of the Pervian fauna.

Syrrhophus laplacai Cei, 1968, J. Herpetol., 2: 139. Holotype: IBAUNC 125-1, by original designation. Type locality: "On the road to Coroico (National road to Beni Valley), at 3 km West of Pongo, [Departamento La Paz,] in the transitional zone of Unduavi, at 3400 m.", Bolivia. Synonymy by Lehr, 2006, Herpetologica, 62: 342.

Niceforonia laplacaiLynch, 1969, Herpetologica, 25: 272. Tentative combination.

Niceforonia wettsteiniLynch, 1969, Herpetologica, 25: 273.

Phrynopus laplacaiLynch, 1975, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 35: 19.

Phrynopus wettsteiniLynch, 1975, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 35: 40.

Psychrophrynella wettsteiniHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 102.

English Names

Wettstein's Andes Frog (Phrynopus wettsteini: Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 83).

LaPlaca's Andes Frog (Phrynopus laplacai [no longer recognized]: Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 83).

Distribution

Known from the surroundings of the area of Unduavi, in the Unduavi Valley, Provincia Sud Yungas,, Department of La Paz, Bolivia.

Comment

In the Phrynopus peruanus group. See comments by Lehr, 2006, Herpetologica, 62: 342-343. De la Riva, 2007, Herpetol. Monogr., 21: 272-273, provided an account.

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