A striking new species of Eleutherodactylus from andean Peru (Anura: Leptodactylidae)

Edgar Lehr, Cesar Augusto Aguilar Puntriano, William E. Duellman

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A new species of the Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group is described from forests near Oxapampa, Peru, at elevations of 2050-2200 m in the Cordillera Oriental in central Peru. The new species differs from all described species by having an extremely long, acuminate snout and a red (white in preservative) longitudinal stripe on the posterior surface of each thigh.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)275-280
Number of pages6
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 2004
Externally publishedYes


  • Andes
  • Anura
  • Eleutherodactylus sagittulus new species
  • Leptodactylidae


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