Gastrotheca stictopleura Duellman, Lehr, and Aguilar, 2001

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

Gastrotheca stictopleura Duellman, Lehr, and Aguilar, 2001, Sci. Pap. Nat. Hist. Mus. Univ. Kansas, 22: 2. Holotype: MUSM 20319, by original designation. Type locality: "Tranca Grande at Chaglla (09° 51′ 08 S, 75° 54′ 37 W, elevation 3090 m), Provincia de Pachitea, Departamento de Huánuco, Peru".

Gastrotheca (Gastrotheca) stictopleura — Duellman, 2015, Marsupial Frogs: 386.

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the southern end of the Cordillera Azul, in the departments of Huánuco, Pasco, and northern Junín, Peru, 2500-3090 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


Most closely allied with Gastrotheca lateonota according to the original publication; in the Gastrotheca marsupiata group by implication. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 399. 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: 386–389.

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