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Telmatobufo

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Telmatobufo is a genus of frogs (false toads) endemic to southern Chile. Their closest living relative is the monotypic helmeted water toad, Calyptocephalella gayi. These frogs were recently removed from the Leptodactylidae and placed in a new family, the Calyptocephalellidae.[1] All three species of Telmatobufo that have been assessed by the IUCN are considered threatened.[2]

Species

The four species are:[1]

References

  1. ^ a b Frost, Darrel R. (2013). "Telmatobufo Schmidt, 1952". Amphibian Species of the World 5.6, an Online Reference. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 16 November 2013.
  2. ^ IUCN (2013). "IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. ". Retrieved 16 November 2013.
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Telmatobufo: Brief Summary

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Telmatobufo is a genus of frogs (false toads) endemic to southern Chile. Their closest living relative is the monotypic helmeted water toad, Calyptocephalella gayi. These frogs were recently removed from the Leptodactylidae and placed in a new family, the Calyptocephalellidae. All three species of Telmatobufo that have been assessed by the IUCN are considered threatened.

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