Gastrotheca flavodactyla Echevarría, Paluh, García Ayachi, Venegas, Catenazzi, Pradel, and Castroviejo-Fisher, 2022

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

Gastrotheca flavodactyla Echevarría, Paluh, García Ayachi, Venegas, Catenazzi, Pradel, and Castroviejo-Fisher, 2022, Salamandra, 58: 5. Holotype: CORBIDI 18840, by original designation. Type locality: "Cruz Grande, latitude 8.175510° S, longitude 77.231355° W, 3298 m a.s.l., Ongón District, Pataz province, La Libertad department, Peru". Zoobank publication registration: 18E1FCB3-3D8B-469F-A854-C40A0B9C7401

English Names

None noted. 


Endemic to Peru where it is known only from Cruz Grande and Laguna Secseragra, at 3298 and 3336 m elevation, respectively, in La Libertad Department,; these localities are less than 1 km apart and lie in the humid montane forest of the headwaters of the Abiseo River, Cordillera Central Páramo ecoregio, in the northern portion of the Central Andes.  

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


In the Gastrotheca marsupiata species group according to the original publication, where comparative morphology, osteology, and molecular markers were detailed. 

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