Insuetophrynus acarpicus Barrio, 1970

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Rhinodermatidae > Genus: Insuetophrynus > Species: Insuetophrynus acarpicus

Insuetophrynus acarpicus Barrio, 1970, Physis, Buenos Aires, 30: 334. Holotype: CHINM 3697, by original designation; now in MACN. Type locality: "Mehuin, prov. Valdivia, Chile".

English Names

Barrio's Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 81).

Distribution

Temperate Chilean forest in the Valdivian region from Queule and Colequal Alto in the north south to Chanchan, 50 to 200 m elevation; also found about 90 km to the south at Llancahue ca. 10 km southeast of the city of Valdivia (39°50′ S, 073°10′ W), Los Ríos region, Chile.

Comment

Diaz, Valencia, and Sallaberry-Ayerza, 1983, Copeia, 1983: 30-37, commented on life history, morphology, karyology, and molecular features. Soto-M., Méndez-Torres, Torres-Pérez, and Ibarra-Vidal, 2002, Herpetol. Rev., 33: 317, provided new localities. Méndez-Torres, Torres-Pérez, Correa-Quezada, Soto-M., Nuñez, Veloso, and Armesto, 2006, Herpetol. J., 16: 93-96, reported on genetic divergence among populations. 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: 400. Rabanal and Nuñez, 2012, Check List, 8: 810-812, provided an extension into the Valdivian coastal range and commented on the range. Parada, Fenolio, Olivares, and Nuñez, 2017, Check List, 13(1: 2034): 1–4-, provided a record from Llancahue ca. 10 km southeast of the city of Valdivia (39°50ʹ S, 073°10ʹ W), Los Ríos region, Chile. 

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