|Scientific Name:||Telmatobius sanborni|
|Species Authority:||Schmidt, 1954|
Telmatobius marmoratus subspecies rugosus Vellard, 1960
|Taxonomic Notes:||De la Riva (2005) resurrected Telmatobius sanborni from the synonymy of Telmatobius marmoratus on the basis of differences in morphological features and colour patterns.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Vulnerable A2a; B1ab(v) ver 3.1|
|Assessor/s:||Ignacio De la Riva|
|Reviewer/s:||Ariadne Angulo and Simon Stuart|
Listed as Vulnerable in view of its extent of occurrence of less than 20,000 km2, with all individuals in fewer than ten locations, and an apparent population decline.
|Range Description:||The type locality of Telmatobius sanborni is Limbani (14 08’ S, 69 42’ W, 3350 masl), Department of Puno, Peru.
The species has also been found ca 6 km (airline) SW of Ollachea, 3240 m, Department of Puno, Peru, and in Bolivia, where it has only been found in the vicinity of Pelechuco, in the Cordillera de Apolobamba, western Department of La Paz (14 49’ S, 69 05’ W). The airline distance between the two most distant localities (Pelechuco and Ollachea) is around 180 km. It occurs within an altitudinal range comprised between 3100-3800 masl (De la Riva, 2005).
Native:Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Peru
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|Population:||The species is common in the Pelechuco River valley (De la Riva, 2005). However, it has not been found again in Peruvian localities (I. De la Riva, pers. comm. 2008).|
|Habitat and Ecology:||The species lives in streams on steep Andean slopes in the upper part of cloud forests and Polylepis formations (De la Riva, 2005).|
|Major Threat(s):||Major threats for this species are unknown, although it is possible that the species may be used (I. De la Riva, pers. comm. 2008).|
|Conservation Actions:||Bolivian populations can be found in the Area Natural de Manejo Integrado Apolobamba (I. De la Riva, pers. comm. 2008).|
|Citation:||Ignacio De la Riva 2010. Telmatobius sanborni. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 June 2013.|
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