Gastrotheca lateonota Duellman and Trueb, 1988

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

Gastrotheca lateonota Duellman and Trueb, 1988, J. Herpetol., 22: 162. Holotype: KU 181730, by original designation. Type locality: "El Tambo, 31.5 km (by road) east of Canchaque, 2770 m (5° 22′ S, 79° 33′ W), Cordillera de Huancabamba, Departamento de Piura, Peru".

Gastrotheca (Gastrotheca) lateonota — Duellman, 2015, Marsupial Frogs: 322.

English Names

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


Known from the type locality in cloud forest on the Pacific slopes of the Cordillera de Huancabamba, Peru, and from Chillacoche and 17.6 km southeast of Chillacoche, Provincia de El Oro, Ecuador.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Ecuador, Peru


In the Gastrotheca marsupiata group, but very similar to Gastrotheca monticola in the Gastrotheca plumbea group according to the original publication. Yánez-Muñoz, Sánchez-L., López-Hervas, Rea-S., Meza-Ramos, Oyagata-C., and Guerrero, 2014, Avanc. Cienc. Ingen., Quito, Secc. B,, 6: 2–5, provided a record of the species in Ecuador and briefly discussed the range.  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: 322–326.

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