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Telmatobius degener

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Anura
Genus  Telmatobius
Higher classification  Telmatobius
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Telmatobiidae
Scientific name  Telmatobius degener
Rank  Species
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Telmatobius degener is a species of frog in the Telmatobiidae family. It is endemic to the La Libertad Region of Peru and only known from its type locality between Otuzco and Huamachuco, at 3,290 m (10,790 ft) asl. The type locality is in the very humid subalpine p├íramo. The frogs were active by day and found in pools and running water in a densely vegetated roadside marsh in an open pasture.

The threats to this species are currently unknown, although chytridiomycosis could be a threat.

References

Telmatobius degener Wikipedia


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