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Head is slightly narrower than the body; head is wider than long (head width is 34.2-36.6% SVL). Nostrils are not protuberant and are located at the anteriormost portion of the snout. Snout is short and bluntly rounded. Tympanum is absent. Relative lengths of fingers are as follows: III>I³IV>II; webbing and lateral fringes absent. Relative toe lengths: V>IV=III>II>I. Cloacal opening is round, unornamented and located at upper level of thigh.
Distribution and Habitat
Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Possible reasons for amphibian decline
General habitat alteration and loss
Wiens, J. J. (1993). ''Systematics of the leptodactylid frog genus Telmatobius in the Andes of Northern Peru.'' Occasional Papers of the Museum of Natural History of the University of Kansas, (162), 1-76.
Written by Raul E. Diaz (lissamphibia AT gmail.com), AWeb Team
First submitted 2004-08-27
Edited by Tate Tunstall (2004-09-01)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2004 Telmatobius atahualpai <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/2686> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Feb 16, 2020.
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