Challhuaco frog

The Challhuaco frog is classified as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

Discovered as recently as 1973, the little-known Challhuaco frog can be distinguished by its stout body, the upperside of which is coloured brownish or greyish, and marked with irregular dark spots. The skin is loose and baggy on the sides, but ... More

While, the Challhuaco frog’s habitat is relatively remote, the presence of a nearby mountain lodge means that human disturbance due to firewood collection and fuelwood gathering could be problematic. More

Order : Anura
Family : Ceratophryidae
Genus : Atelognathus
Species : nitoi
Authority : (Barrio, 1973)