Title

Two New Species of Eleutherodactylus (Anura: Leptodactylidae) from the Cordillera Occidental in Peru

Comments

Copeia is published by The American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, http://www.asihcopeiaonline.org/.

Abstract

Two new species of Eleutherodactylus are described from the Cordillera Occidental in northern Peruvian departments of Ancash and La Libertad. The new species from La Libertad is assigned to the Eleutherodactylus orestes Group and inhabits puna at elevations of 3400–4010 m. The Eleutherodactylus orestes Group is redefined. The second new species is assigned to the Eleutherodactylus conspicillatus Group; it represents the southernmost species of Eleutherodactylus in the Cordillera Occidental of the Andes.

Disciplines

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

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