Gastrotheca dissimilis Vellard, 1957

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

Gastrotheca peruana dissimilis Vellard, 1957, Mem. Mus. Hist. Nat. Javier Prado, 5: 27, 30. Syntypes: MUSM 245 (47 specimens); MUSM 7740 (renumbered) designated lectotype by Morales, Carrillo, and Ortega, 1990, Publ. Mus. Hist. Nat. Univ. Nac. Mayor San Marcos, 33: 5. Type locality: "Huamachuco a 3,650 mts. sobre el nivel del mar, en las orillas del río Condebamba afluente del Marañón", Departamento La Libertad, Peru. 

Gastrotheca dissimilis — Rodríguez, D’Elía, Ortega, and Aguilar, 2019, Rev. Peruana Biol., 26: 461.

English Names

None noted. 


Andes and inter-Andean valleys of northern Peru in the Departments of Libertad and Cajamarca. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


 Duellman and Fritts, 1972, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 9: 11, rejected any taxonomic distinction of this form from Gastrotheca peruana, but Rodríguez, D’Elía, Ortega, and Aguilar, 2019, Rev. Peruana Biol., 26: 461–468, on the sole basis of 16S mtDNA regarding Gastrotheca dissimilis as a distinct lineage. 

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