Gastrotheca coeruleomaculatus (Werner, 1899)

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

Hylodes coeruleomaculatus Werner, 1899, Zool. Anz., 22: 482. Syntypes: NHMW 16496 (2 specimens), according to Häupl and Tiedemann, 1978, Kat. Wiss. Samml. Naturhist. Mus. Wien, 2: 21, and Häupl, Tiedemann, and Grillitsch, 1994, Kat. Wiss. Samml. Naturhist. Mus. Wien, 9: 25. Type locality: "Bolivia (Chaco)". 

Gastrotheca (Gastrotheca) caeruleomaculatusDuellman, 2015, Marsupial Frogs: 27, 298. Incorrect subsequent spelling. 

English Names

None noted. 


Know definitely only from the type locality, Chaco, in Yungas forests of the Department of La Paz. Bolivia, 2042 m elevation. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Bolivia

Endemic: Bolivia


Removed from the synonymy Nototrema bolivianum (where it had been placed by Boulenger, 1900, Zool. Rec., 36: 28) and placed into the synonymy of Nototrema marsupiatum by Nieden, 1923, Das Tierreich, 46: 320. Subsequently resurrected as a distinct species of Gastrotheca by Duellman, 2015, Marsupial Frogs: 298–301. 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: 399.  Lansac, Aguayo-Vedia, and De la Riva, 2021, Zootaxa, 5068: 211–239, discussed the systematics and range of the species. 

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