Telmatobius mendelsoni De la Riva, Trueb & Duellman, 2012



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 2007

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

De la Riva, I., Trueb, L. and Duellman, W.E. 2012. A new species of Telmatobius (Anura: Telmatobiidae) from montane forests of southern Peru, with a review of osteological features of the genus. South American Journal of Herpetology 7(2): 91-109.


Other references:

Catenazzi, A., Lehr, E. and von May, R. 2013. The amphibians and reptiles of Manu National Park and its buffer zone, Amazon basin and eastern slopes of the Andes, Peru. Biota Neotropica 13(4): 269-283.

Catenazzi, A., Lehr, E., Rodriguez, L.O. and Vredenburg, V.T. 2011. Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis and the collapse of anuran species richness and abundance in the Upper Manu National Park, southeastern Peru. Conservation Biology 25(2): 382-391.

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. 2017. Telmatobius mendelsoni. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T45536685A45536687. Downloaded on 16 December 2017.

Ttito, A., Landauro, C.Z., Venegas, P.J., Riva, I.D.L. and Chaparro, J.C. 2016. A New Species of Telmatobius Wiegmann, 1834, from the Eastern Cordillera Central of the Andes, Peru (Anura: Telmatobiidae), with Description of Its Tadpole, and Range Extension of T. mendelsoni De La Riva et al., 2012. Annals of Carnegie Museum 83(4): 255-268.

von May, R., Catenazzi, A., Angulo, A., Brown, J.L., Carrillo, J., Chávez, G., Córdova, J.H., Curo, A., Delgado, A., Enciso, M.A., Guttiérez, R., Lehr, E., Martínez, J.L., Martina-Müller, M., Miranda, A., Neira, D.R., Ochoa, J.A., Quiroz, A.J., Rodríguez, D.A., Rodríguez, L.O., Salas, A.W., Seimon, T., Seimon, A., Siu-Ting, K., Suárez, J., Torres, C. and Twomey, E. 2008. Current state of conservation knowledge on threatened amphibian species in Peru. Tropical Conservation Science 1(4): 376-396.


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