New “Cold Frog” from the High Andes

Main report: New "cold frog" from the Valley of the Bears
(Catenazzi Lab)
Other Reporting: Species New to Science
Scientific Paper: Peer J   
New Taxa: Psychrophrynella chirihampatu
Categories: Amphibians | New Species
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A new species of the genus Psychrophrynella, a group of highly endemic, high-Andean leaf litter and moss frogs.  . Like other recently described species in the genus, this new Psychrophrynella inhabits high-elevation forests in the tropical Andes and likely has a restricted geographic distribution

 

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