Osornophryne occidentalis Cisneros-Heredia and Gluesenkamp, 2011

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

Osornophryne occidentalis Cisneros-Heredia and Gluesenkamp, 2011 "2010", Avanc. Cienc. Ingen., Quito, Secc. B,, 2 (3): 65. Holotype: DHMECN 3520, by original designation. Type locality: "near Guarumos, approximately 200 m from the Guarumos guard post on the Nono-Tandayapa road, 11 km WNW of the town of Nono (00° 02′ S, 78° 39′ W, 2550-2600m), provincia de Pichincha, República del Ecuador".

English Names

Western Andean Plump Toad (original publication).


Western slopes of the Cordillera Occidental of northwestern Ecuador in the provinces of Carchi, Imbabura, and Pichincha, between 2500 m and 2750 m; very likely to be found in adjacent Colombia.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Ecuador

Likely/Controversially Present: Colombia

Endemic: Ecuador

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