Gastrotheca dunni Lutz, 1977

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

Gastrotheca argenteovirens dunni Lutz, 1977, Bol. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, N.S., Zool., 290: 6. Holotype: MNRJ 4092, by original designation. Type locality: "San Pedro, in the Province of Antioquia 6° 28′ N, 75° 33′ W, that is 13′ N and 02′ West of Medellin", Colombia.

Gastrotheca dunniDuellman, 1987, J. Herpetol., 21: 43.

Gastrotheca (Duellmania) dunni — Duellman, 2015, Marsupial Frogs: 229.

English Names

Dunn's Marsupial Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 53).


Cloud forests at elevations of 2000–2700 m north of the Río Medellín in the northern part of the Cordillera Central, Departamento de Antioquia, Colombia.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


In the Gastotheca plumbea group of Duellman, Maxson, and Jesiolowski, 1988, Copeia, 1988: 527-543. 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: 229–231.

External links:

Please note: these links will take you to external websites not affiliated with the American Museum of Natural History. We are not responsible for their content.