Nannophryne cophotis

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Nannophryne cophotis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Bufonidae
Genus: Nannophryne
Species: N. cophotis
Binomial name
Nannophryne cophotis
Boulenger, 1900
  • Bufo cophotis Boulenger, 1900
  • Chaunus cophotis (Boulenger, 1900)

Nannophryne cophotis, or the Paramo toad, is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae[2][3] that is endemic to northern Peru.[1][2] Its natural habitats are puna grassland, high-altitude plateaus, and dry scrubland; it also occurs agricultural land (e.g., potato and maize fields). It breeds in temporary small ponds and permanent shallow streams. Is an uncommon species.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Angulo, A.; Córdova-Santa Gadea, J. & Sinsch, U. (2004). "Nannophryne cophotis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 7 March 2015. 
  2. ^ a b Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Nannophryne cophotis (Boulenger, 1900)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 7 March 2015. 
  3. ^ "Bufonidae". AmphibiaWeb: Information on amphibian biology and conservation. [web application]. Berkeley, California: AmphibiaWeb. 2015. Retrieved 7 March 2015.