Chaltenobatrachus grandisonae (Lynch, 1975)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Telmatobius grandisonae Lynch, 1975; Atelognathus grandisonae (Lynch, 1975)


Conservation Status

Last record: 1975 or before

Rediscovered in ?

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient



Wellington Island, Chile


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Lynch, J.D. 1975. A new chilean frog of the extra-Andean assemblage of Telmatobius (Amphibia: Leptodactylidae). Southern California Academy of Sciences Bulletin: 160-161.


Other references:

Basso, N.G., Úbeda, C.A., Bunge, M.M. and Martinazzo, L.B. 2011. A new genus of neobatrachian frog from southern Patagonian forests, Argentina and Chile. Zootaxa 3002: 31-44.

Cisternas, J., C. Correa, N. Velasquez and M. Penna. (2013). Reproductive features of Chaltenobatrachus grandisonae (Anura: Batrachylidae) within a protected area in Patagonia, Chile. Rev. chil. hist. nat. [online]. vol.86, n.3, pp. 365-368.

Díaz-Páez, Helen et al. (2015). New distribution records of Chaltenobatrachus grandisonae (Anura: Batrachylidae) in Patagonia, Chile. Check List 11(4): 1668.

Lynch, J.D. 1978. A re-assessment of the Telmatobiine leptodactylid frogs of Patagonia. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Natural History of the University of Kansas [1978]: 1-57.

Alberto Veloso, Herman Núñez. (2010). Chaltenobatrachus grandisonae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. ( Downloaded on 29 January 2015.


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