Gastrotheca pacchamama Duellman, 1987

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

Gastrotheca pacchamama Duellman, 1987, Copeia, 1987: 905. Holotype: KU 163288, by original designation. Type locality: "north slope of Abra Tapuna, 7 km (by road) N of Mahuayara, 3710 m (12° 74′ S, 74° 01′ W), Departamento de Ayacucho, Peru".

Gastrotheca (Gastrotheca) pacchamama — Duellman, 2015, Marsupial Frogs: 344. 

English Names

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


Known only from the region type locality in the Cordillera Oriental of the Andes in the Ayacucho region of central Peru.


In the Gastrotheca marsupiata group according to original publication. 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: 344–348. 

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