Gastrotheca turnerorum Carvajal-Endara, Coloma, Morales-Mite, Guayasamin, Székely, and Duellman, 2019

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

Gastrotheca (Gastrotheca) turnerorum Carvajal-Endara, Coloma, Morales-Mite, Guayasamin, Székely, and Duellman, 2019, Zootaxa, 4562: 48. Holotype: CJ 393, by original designation. Type locality: "Laguna Negra de Jimbura, Parque Nacional Yacuri, Amaluza, 3406 m (04° 42' 44.24" S, 79° 25' 42.38" W), Loja Province, Ecuador". Zoobank publication registration: DDB73CA2-F300-4C72-B936-A6685ED775AE

English Names

None noted. 


Known only from three localities in the Cordillera Oriental of the Andes in southern Ecuador: 1) Parque Nacional Yacuri, Parque Nacional; 2) Parque Nacional Podocarpus; and 3) Reserva Tapichalaca in Zamora Chinchipe and Loja provinces, Ecuador, 3073 to 3406 m elevation. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Ecuador

Endemic: Ecuador


The sister species of Gastrotheca aguaruna + Gastrotheca yacuri according to the original publication. 

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