Telmatobius fronteriensis Benavides, Ortiz, and Formas, 2002

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Telmatobiidae > Genus: Telmatobius > Species: Telmatobius fronteriensis

Telmatobius fronteriensis Benavides, Ortiz, and Formas, 2002, Herpetologica, 58: 211. Holotype: MZUC 25094, by original designation. Type locality: "Puquios, 21° 00′ 42 S—68° 23′ 256 W, 15 km NW of Ollague (on the Bolivian border), Provincia El Loa, II Region de Antofagasta, Chile; approximately 4150 m elevation".

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Known only from the vicinity of the type locality (Puguios, 15 km NW Ollague, Provincia El Loa, II Region de Antofagasta, Chile).

Comment

See discussion by Formas, Veloso, and Ortiz, 2005, in Lavilla and De la Riva (eds.), Monogr. Herpetol., 7: 103-114. De la Riva, 2005, in Lavilla and De la Riva (eds.), Monogr. Herpetol., 7: 80, implied that this taxon might be found to be conspecific with Telmatobius huayra.

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