|Scientific Name:||Phrynopus ayacucho|
|Species Authority:||Lehr, 2007|
|Taxonomic Notes:||Phrynopus ayacucho can be distinguished from other similar species by a combination of morphological features and different colour patterns (Lehr, 2007).|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Data Deficient ver 3.1|
|Reviewer/s:||Ariadne Angulo and Simon Stuart|
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
|Range Description:||Phrynopus ayacucho is only known from the type locality: Rapi, Provincia de La Mar, Department of Ayacucho, Peru.
This is located in the northeastern section of the Department of Ayacucho, near Chiquintirca. Rapi is likely the
short form for Hacienda Rapi (13 5' 51' S, 73 48' 49" W), which is at 3411 masl. No other species of Phrynopus is known from this locality (Lehr, 2007).
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|Population:||The species is only known from the two type specimens.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Nothing is known about this species' ecology. The type locality may likely have puna and/or cloud forest habitats (E. Lehr, pers. comm. 2008). Presumably it breeds by direct development.|
|Major Threat(s):||No major threats are known for this species.|
|Conservation Actions:||No conservation measures are known for this species.|
|Citation:||Edgar Lehr 2008. Phrynopus ayacucho. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 May 2013.|
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