New Species of Moss Frog
Bryophryne mancoinca is the newest addition to the genus Bryophryne, a genus of 14 species, 13 of which have been described in the past 10 years. And this year has seen the largest number of new Bryophryne species : in addition to B. mancoinca and B. phuyuhampatu, De la Riva and collaborators have described B. quellokunka, B. tocra and B. wilakunka, extending the known geographic range from Department Cusco to Puno. The description of the new B. mancoinca (photo by Alex Ttito) was led by our collaborator Luis Mamani and has been published in the journal Phyllomedusa.
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