Phrynopus paucari
family: Strabomantidae
subfamily: Pristimantinae
Species Description: Lehr E, Lundberg M, Aguilar C 2005 Three new species of Phrynops from Central Peru (Amphibia: Anura: Leptodactylidae). Copeia 2005:479-491.
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Peru


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known only from the type locality of Bellavista, at an elevation of 3,600 m asl, Pasco Region, Peru (Lehr et al. 2005).

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits high-altitude puna grassland, where it is presumed to breed by direct development. Nothing is known about its natural history.


It is known only from a single adult female specimen collected over one person/day in 2002 (von May et al. 2008). No new surveys have been conducted in the type locality or surrounding area (E. Lehr pers. comm. March 2013).

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IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2013. Phrynopus paucari. In: IUCN 2014


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