Gastrotheca abdita Duellman, 1987

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hemiphractidae > Genus: Gastrotheca > Species: Gastrotheca abdita

Gastrotheca abdita Duellman, 1987, Copeia, 1987: 903. Holotype: KU 196833, by original designation. Type locality: "Cordillera Colán, 2970 m, east of La Peca, Departamento de Amazonas, Peru".

Gastrotheca (Gastrotheca) abditaDuellman, 2015, Marsupial Frogs: 27. 284. 

English Names

Cordillera Colan Marsupial Frogs (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 52).


Known only from the isolated Cordillera Colán in the Huancabamba Depression region of Amazonas, Peru, 2970–3330 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


In the Gastrotheca marsupiata group according to original publication. In the Gastrotheca marsupiata group of Castroviejo-Fisher, Padial, De la Riva, Pombal, Silva, Rojas-Runjaic, Medina-Méndez, and Frost, 2015, Zootaxa, 4004: 1–72. See detailed account by Duellman, 2015, Marsupial Frogs: 284–286.

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