Gastrotheca ochoai Duellman and Fritts, 1972

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

Gastrotheca ochoai Duellman and Fritts, 1972, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 9: 27. Holotype: KU 139202, by original designation. Type locality: "southwest base of Cordillera de Vilcanota, west of Río Runtumayo, about 3 kilometers north of Chilca, 10 kilometers (by road) northwest of Ollantaytambo, Departamento Cuzco, Perú, 2760 m".

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

Gastrotheca (Gastrotheca) ochoai — Duellman, 2015, Marsupial Frogs: 338. 

English Names

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


Known only from the interandean valleys on the eastern face of the Andes in southern Peru, 2745 to 3080 m elevation. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


In the Gastrotheca marsupiata 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: 338–342. 

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