Psychrophrynella Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Craugastoridae > Subfamily: Holoadeninae > Genus: Psychrophrynella
3 species

Psychrophrynella Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 102. Type species: Phrynopus bagrecito Lynch, 1986, by original designation.

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Cordillera Oriental in southern Peru, 2550-3539 m elevation.

Comment

Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 103, noted three unnamed species and provided evidence for the phylogenetic placement of this taxon. Duellman and Lehr, 2009, Terrest.-breeding Frogs in Peru: 259-262, provided accounts for the Peruvian species. See comments under Microkayla and Noblella. Redelimited by the revision of De la Riva, Chaparro, Castroviejo-Fisher, and Padial, 2017, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 182: 129–172, and the exclusion of the species transferred to Microkayla

Contained taxa (3 sp.):

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