Alsodes cantillanensis Charrier, Correa-Quezada, Castro, and Méndez-Torres, 2015

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Alsodidae > Genus: Alsodes > Species: Alsodes cantillanensis

Alsodes cantillanensis Charrier, Correa-Quezada, Castro, and Méndez-Torres, 2015, Zootaxa, 3915: 542. Holotype: SSUC-Am-168, by original designation. Type locality: "in Quebrada Infiernillo, Fundo San Juan de Piche, Altos de Cantillana mountains (33°55’32.6”S, 71°02’34.6”W, 850 m a.s.l.. . .", Chile.  http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:AD63D5F5-F2F5-458E-952E-22B50EF79735

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (Quebrada Infiernillo) and a nearby cascade (Quebrada Lisboa), both in the Natural Sanctuary San Juan de Piche on the western slope of the Altos de Cantillana, Región de Valparaíso, Chile. 

Comment

The sister taxon of Alsodes nodosus based on molecular data but not particular similar to that species according to the original publication. 

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