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.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: 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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