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Phrynopus peruanus Peters, 1873

Peters' Andes frog

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1874

Rediscovered in December 2005

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered

 

Distribution

Junín Region, Peru

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Peters, W.C.H. (1873). Über zwei Giftschlangen aus Afrika und über neue oder weniger bekannte Gattungen und Arten von Batrachiern. Monatsberichte der königlich Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1873: 411-418.

 

Other references:

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. (2014). Phrynopus peruanus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 09 July 2014.

Lehr, E. (2007). Rediscovery of Phrynopus peruanus Peters 1874 (Amphibia, Anura, Leptodactylidae). Zootaxa 1485: 51-57. [Abstract]

Lynch, J.D. 1975. A review of the Andean Leptodactylid frog genus Phrynopus. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Natural History of the University of Kansas: 1-51.

 

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