Telmatobius jelskii

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Telmatobius jelskii
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Telmatobiidae
Genus: Telmatobius
Species: T. jelskii
Binomial name
Telmatobius jelskii
(Peters, 1873)

Telmatobius jelskii, also known as the Acancocha water frog, is a near-threatened species of frog in the Telmatobiidae family, endemic to the Andes of central Peru.[1] This semi-aquatic frog is found in and near streams and ditches at altitudes of 2,700–4,500 m (8,900–14,800 ft).[1] It breeds in streams.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d Javier Icochea, Ulrich Sinsch, Edgar Lehr (2004). "Telmatobius jelskii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2004: e.T57346A11624854. Retrieved 2 December 2015.