Gastrotheca trachyceps Duellman, 1987

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

Gastrotheca trachyceps Duellman, 1987, J. Herpetol., 21: 44. Holotype: KU 144123, by original designation. Type locality: "Cerro Munchique on the road to the Pacific coast from El Tambo, 2170 m (02° 28′ N, 77° 01′ W), Departamento de Cauca, Colombia".

Gastrotheca (Duellmania) trachyceps — Duellman, 2015, Marsupial Frogs: 275.

English Names

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


Cloud forests at elevations of 2170–2540 m on the Pacific slopes of Cerro Munchique in the Cordillera Occidental, Cauca, Colombia.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


In the Gastrotheca plumbea 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: 275–279.

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