Osornophryne antisana Hoogmoed, 1987

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Osornophryne > Species: Osornophryne antisana

Osornophryne antisana Hoogmoed, 1987, Zool. Meded., Leiden, 61: 212. Holotype: MHNG 2278.49, by original designation. Type locality: "Río Quijos, estribaciones surorientales del Antisana," (0°35′S, 78°07′W; 3600 m), Provincia Napo, Ecuador.

English Names

Napo Plump Toad (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 45).


Known only from the type locality (Napo, Ecuador).  

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Ecuador

Endemic: Ecuador


See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 200. A Colombia locality (ca. 23 km south of Pasto, Nariño) was reported by Mueses-Cisneros, 2003, Caldasia, 25: 420, and who provided a short description.  See comments by Cisneros-Heredia and Gluesenkamp, 2011 "2010", Avanc. Cienc. Ingen., Quito, Secc. B,, 2 (3): 64-73, who suggested that the Colombia record represents and unnamed species, as did Yánez-Muñoz, Altamirano-Benavides, Cisneros-Heredia, and Gluesenkamp, 2011 "2010", Avanc. Cienc. Ingen., Quito, Secc. B,, 2 (3): 46. 

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