Gastrotheca coeruleomaculatus (Werner, 1899)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hemiphractidae > Subfamily: Hemiphractinae > Genus: Gastrotheca > Species: Gastrotheca coeruleomaculatus

Hylodes coeruleomaculatus Werner, 1899, Zool. Anz., 22: 482. Syntypes: NHMW 16496 (2 specimens), according to Häupl and Tiedemann, 1978, Kat. Wiss. Samml. Naturhist. Mus. Wien, 2: 21, and Häupl, Tiedemann, and Grillitsch, 1994, Kat. Wiss. Samml. Naturhist. Mus. Wien, 9: 25. Type locality: "Bolivia (Chaco)". Synonymy (with Nototrema bolivianum) by Boulenger, 1900, Zool. Rec., 36: 28. Synonymy with Nototrema marsupiatum by Nieden, 1923, Das Tierreich, 46: 320.

Gastrotheca lauzuricae De la Riva, 1992, Rev. Esp. Herpetol., 6: 18. Holotype: CET 501, by original designation. Type locality: "La Siberia, a 40 Km de Comarapa en dirección a Poho (17° 48′ S/64° 46′ O), provincia Carrasco, departamento de Cochabamba, 2800 m", Bolivia. Synonymy by  Duellman, 2015, Marsupial Frogs: 298. 

Gastrotheca (Gastrotheca) caeruleomaculatusDuellman, 2015, Marsupial Frogs: 27, 298. Incorrect subsequent spelling. 

English Names

La Siberia Marsupial Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 53, as Gastrotheca lauzuricae).


Know definitely from three localties at elevations of 2000 and 2800 m on the eastern slope of the Cordillera Oriental in central Bolivia. 


See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Gastrotheca lauzuricae) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 396. As Gastrotheca lauziricae n 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: 298–301.

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