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).  


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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