Metaphryniscus sosai Señaris, Ayarzagüena, and Gorzula, 1994

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Metaphryniscus > Species: Metaphryniscus sosai

Metaphryniscus sosai Señaris, Ayarzagüena, and Gorzula, 1994, Publ. Asoc. Amigos Doñana, 3: 23. Holotype: MHNLS 12347, by original designation. Type locality: "Tepuy Marahuaca-Sur, Estado Amazonas, Venezuela (3° 40 N - 65° 27 W). 2.600 m. s.n.m."

Metaphryniscus sosaeBarrio-Amorós, 1999 "1998", Acta Biol. Venezuelica, 18: 10. Unjustified emendation according to Dubois, 2007, Zootaxa, 1550: 67.

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Known only from the type locality on Tepuy Marahuaca Sur, state of Amazonas, Venezuela.

Comment

See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 196.

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