Gastrotheca griswoldi Shreve, 1941

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

Gastrotheca boliviana griswoldi Shreve, 1941, Proc. New England Zool. Club, 18: 83. Holotype: MCZ 24102, by original designation. Type locality: "Maraynioc, about seventy-two kilometers northeast of Tarma, 12,000 feet altitude, Department of Junin, Peru".

Gastrotheca marsupiata bifasciata Vellard, 1957, Mem. Mus. Hist. Nat. Javier Prado, 5: 23. Syntypes: MUSM 129 (3 specimens); MUSM 3929 (renumbered) designated lectotype by Morales, Carrillo, and Ortega, 1990, Publ. Mus. Hist. Nat. Univ. Nac. Mayor San Marcos, 33: 5. Type locality: "Oroyo y de las montañas vecinas hasta Tarma, Peru". Synonymy by Duellman and Fritts, 1972, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 9: 6, 21. This synonymy doubted by Laurent, 1976, Acta Zool. Lilloana, 32: 48.

Gastrotheca bifasciata bifasciataLaurent, 1969, Acta Zool. Lilloana, 25: 131.

Gastrotheca (Opisthodelphys) griswoldiDubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 31.

Gastrotheca (Gastrotheca) griswoldi — Duellman, 2015, Marsupial Frogs: 27; Duellman, 2015, Marsupial Frogs: 319.

English Names

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


Nudo de Pasco region in the departments of Pasco, Junín, and Huanuco, central Peru, elevations of 3000–4020 m.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


 Sinsch, 1986, Bol. Lima, 8 (45): 23–33, characterized adult morphology. In the Gastrotheca marsupiata group of Duellman, Maxson, and Jesiolowski, 1988, Copeia, 1988: 527-543. See Laurent, 1976, Acta Zool. Lilloana, 32: 48. 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: 319–322.

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