Phrynopus montium (Shreve, 1938)

Cascas Andes frog



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Syrrhopus montium Shreve, 1938


Conservation Status


IUCN RedList status: Endangered



Peru (central)


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Shreve, B. (1938). A new Liolaemus and two new Syrrhopus from Peru. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 28: 404-407.

Other references:

Javier Icochea, Edgar Lehr, César Aguilar Puntriano. 2004. Phrynopus montium. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57218A11602526. Downloaded on 04 November 2017.

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 [1975]: 1-51.

von May, Rudolf. (2017). Rediscovery of the Endangered frog Phrynopus montium (Shreve, 1938) Amphibia, Anura, Craugastoridae) in the cloud forest of central Peru. Zootaxa 4338(1): 195-200. [Abstract]

Rodríguez, L.O., Cordova, J.H. and Icochea, J. 1993. Lista preliminar de los anfibios del Peru. Publicaciones del Museo de Historia Natural U.N.M.S.M. 45: 1-22.


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