Lynchius flavomaculatus

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Lynchius flavomaculatus


Taxonavigation: Brachycephaloidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Anura
Superfamilia: Brachycephaloidea

Familia: Craugastoridae
Subfamilia: Holoadeninae
Genus: Lynchius
Species: Lynchius flavomaculatus


Lynchius flavomaculatus (Parker, 1938)

Type locality: "15 kilometres east of Loja City, [Loja Province,] Ecuador, at an altitude of approximately 3,000 metres".

Holotype: BM 1947.2.16.11.



  • Parker, 1938, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 11, 2: 440.
  • Heinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA (Suppl. Inform.), 104 : Table 2.
  • Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 109.
  • Frost, D. 2008. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 5.2 (15 July, 2008). Electronic Database accessible at American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. Lynchius flavomaculatus
  • 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species IUCN: Lynchius flavomaculatus  (Endangered) Downloaded on 16 May 2008. (as Phrynopus flavomaculatus)

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Yellow-spotted Andes Frog