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Lynchius Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Craugastoridae > Subfamily: Holoadeninae > Genus: Lynchius
4 species

Lynchius Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 109. Type species: Phrynopus parkeri Lynch, 1975, by original designation.

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Cordillera Oriental in southern Ecuador and Cordillera de Huancabamba in northern Peru, 2215–3100 m elevation.

Comment

A close relative of Oreobates according to Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 109. See Duellman and Lehr, 2009, Terrest.-breeding Frogs in Peru: 86–90, for brief accounts of the Peruvian species. Pyron and Wiens, 2011, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 61: 543-583, suggested this taxon to be the sister of Oreobates.

Contained taxa (4 sp.):

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