Telmatobius philippii Cuevas and Formas, 2002

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

Telmatobius philippii Cuevas and Formas, 2002, Rev. Chilena Hist. Nat., 75: 246. Holotype: IZUA 3093, by original designation; destroyed by fire on 3 December 2007. Type locality:"Quebrada de Amincha (35° 28′ S, 71° 11′ O, 3.800 m de altitud), 7 km al NO de Ollagüe, 196 km al NE de Calama (por carretera), provincia El Loa, región de Antofagasta, cordillera de Los Andes, Chile".

Telmatobius phillippii —  Lobos, Rebolledo, Sandoval, Canales, and Perez-Quezada, 2018, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 13: 33. Incorrect subsequent spelling. 

English Names

Ascotán Salt Flat Frog (Lobos, Rebolledo, Sandoval, Canales, and Perez-Quezada, 2018, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 13). 

Distribution

Quebrada de Amincha and Quebrada del Inca, near Ollagüe, 3700 m elevation, Antofagasta Region, Loa Province, Chile. See comment. 

Comment

See discussion by Formas, Veloso, and Ortiz, 2005, in Lavilla and De la Riva (eds.), Monogr. Herpetol., 7: 103-114. Lobos, Rebolledo, Sandoval, Canales, and Perez-Quezada, 2018, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 13). Lobos, Rebolledo, Sandoval, Canales, and Perez-Quezada, 2018, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 13: 33–43, reported on natural history of an apparently unnamed population related closely to, or possibly conspecific with, Telmatobius philippii from the Ascotan salt flat region at an elevation 3720 m in the Antofagasta Region, Bolivia. 

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