Alsodes verrucosus (Philippi, 1902)

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

Borborocoetus verrucosus Philippi, 1902, Supl. Batr. Chil. Descr. Hist. Fis. Polit. Chile: 83. Type(s): MNHNC according to the original publication. Type locality: "in Andibus Provinciae Cautin", Chile.

Borborocoetus andinus Philippi, 1902, Supl. Batr. Chil. Descr. Hist. Fis. Polit. Chile: 82. Syntypes: MNHNC (2 specimens) according to the original publication. Type locality: "en las cordilleras de la provincia de Cautin", Chile. Synonymy by Cei, 1958, Invest. Zool. Chilen., 4: 275.

Borborocoetes verrucosusPhilippi, 1902, Supl. Batr. Chil. Descr. Hist. Fis. Polit. Chile: 157.

Eupsophus verrucosusCei, 1956, Invest. Zool. Chilen., 3: 55. Secondary homonym of Eupsophus verrucosus Miranda-Ribeiro, 1937 (= Eleutherodactylus verrucosus).

Alsodes verrucosusCei, 1980, Monit. Zool. Ital., N.S., Monogr., 2: 298.

English Names

Olive Spiny-chest Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 70).

Distribution

Andean Chile (Cautín and Puyehue); northern lakes of Neuquén Province to the slopes of Cerro Tronador, Río Negro Province, Argentina.

Comment

In the Alsodes monticola group of Formas and Vera, 1983, Copeia, 1983: 1104-1107. Redescribed by Diaz and Nuñez, 1988, Bol. Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat., Santiago, 41: 87-94. See account by Cei, 1980, Monit. Zool. Ital., N.S., Monogr., 2: 298-300. See also comments by Lavilla and Cei, 2001, Monogr. Mus. Reg. Sci. Nat. Torino, 28: 100.

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