Oreobates ayacucho (Lehr, 2007)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Craugastoridae > Subfamily: Holoadeninae > Genus: Oreobates > Species: Oreobates ayacucho

Phrynopus ayacucho Lehr, 2007, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 159: 164. Holotype: MCZ 153057, by original designation. Type locality: "Rapi, Provincia de la Mar, Departamento de Ayacucho, Peru".

Oreobates ayacuchoPadial, Chaparro, Castroviejo-Fisher, Guayasamin, Lehr, Delgado C., Vaira, Teixeira, Aguayo-Vedia, and De la Riva, 2012, Am. Mus. Novit., 3752: 27.

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (Hacienda de Rapi, near Chiquintirca, Departamento de Ayacucho, Peru, at over 3000 m elevation).

Comment

See Duellman and Lehr, 2009, Terrest.-breeding Frogs in Peru: 105-106, for brief account. Padial, Chaparro, Castroviejo-Fisher, Guayasamin, Lehr, Delgado C., Vaira, Teixeira, Aguayo-Vedia, and De la Riva, 2012, Am. Mus. Novit., 3752: 27-29, provided information on habitat and life history as well as assignment on the basis of molecular data to Oreobates.

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