Eupsophus migueli Formas, 1978

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Alsodidae > Genus: Eupsophus > Species: Eupsophus migueli

Eupsophus migueli Formas, 1978, Stud. Neotrop. Fauna Environ., 13: 2. Holotype: IZUA 1747-A, by original designation; destroyed by fire on 3 December 2007. Type locality: "Mehuín (60 km by road from Valdivia city), Coastal Range, Valdivia Province, Chile, 55 m elevation".

Eupsophus altor Nuñez, Rabanal, and Formas, 2012, Zootaxa, 3305: 58. Holotype: IZUA 3607, by original designation. Type locality: "Cerro Oncol (39° 41′ S; 73° 19′ W, 650 m a.s.l.), Coastal range, Valdivia Province, 40 km W (by road) of Valdivia city, Chile". Synonymy by Correa-Quezada, Vásquez, Castro, Zúñiga-Reinoso, Ortiz, and Palma, 2017, PLoS One, 12(8: e0181026): 13. 

English Names

Miguel's Ground Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 80).

Oncol's Ground Frog (Eupsophus altor [no longer recognized]: original publication).


 Between Queule and Los Molinos (39°23' and 39°51′S approximately), Chile. 


In the Eupsophus roseus group of Formas and Brieva, 1994, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 107: 391-397. 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: 393. Most recently revised by Correa-Quezada, Vásquez, Castro, Zúñiga-Reinoso, Ortiz, and Palma, 2017, PLoS One, 12(8: e0181026): 1–21.  See Lobos, Vidal-Maldonado, Correa-Quezada, Labra-Lillo, Díaz-Páez, Charrier, Rabanal, Díaz, and Tala, 2013, Anf. Chile Conserv. 1–104, for photographs, comments on conservation status, and range (as Eupsophus altor and Eupsophus migueli). 

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