Gastrotheca weinlandii (Steindachner, 1892)

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

Nototrema weinlandii Steindachner, 1892, Sitzungsber. Akad. Wiss. Wien, Phys. Math. Naturwiss. Kl., 101: 837. Holotype: NHMW 16481 according to Häupl and Tiedemann, 1978, Kat. Wiss. Samml. Naturhist. Mus. Wien, 2: 25. Type locality: "Ecuador".

Hyla pusilla Melin, 1941, Göteborgs K. Vetensk. Vitterh. Samh. Handl., Ser. B, 1: 28. Holotype: NHMG 472, according to Duellman, 1977, Das Tierreich, 95: 20. Type locality: "Roque, [Departamento San Martín,] Peru". Synonymy by Duellman, 1974, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 27: 5.

Gastrotheca weinlandiiPeters, 1955, Rev. Ecuat. Entomol. Parsitol., 2: 340.

Gastrotheca (Opisthodelphys) weinlandiDubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 31.

Gastrotheca (Amphignathodon) weinlandi — Duellman, 2015, Marsupial Frogs: 185. Attribted in error to Dubois, 1987 "1986". 

Amphignathodon weinlandi — Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 431.

English Names

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


Cloud forests of the Amazonian slopes of Andes in southern Colombia, Ecuador, and northern Peru, 1100-2370 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


In the Gastrotheca ovifera group of Duellman, Maxson, and Jesiolowski, 1988, Copeia, 1988: 527-543. See comment under Gastrotheca bufona. In the Gastrotheca longipes group of Castroviejo-Fisher, Padial, De la Riva, Pombal, Silva, Rojas-Runjaic, Medina-Méndez, and Frost, 2015, Zootaxa, 4004: 1–72. See account by Duellman, 2015, Marsupial Frogs: 185–191. 

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