Gastrotheca galeata Trueb and Duellman, 1978

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

Gastrotheca galeata Trueb and Duellman, 1978, Copeia, 1978: 498. Holotype: LSUMZ 32058, by original designation. Type locality: "15 km (by road) east of Canchaque, Departamento Piura, Perú, 1740 m elevation (05° 22′ S, 79° 33′ W)".

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

Gastrotheca (Edaphotheca) galeata — Duellman, 2015, Marsupial Frogs: 210.

English Names

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

Distribution

Intermediate elevations (1740–2130 m) on the western slopes of the Cordillera de Huancabamba, Departamento Piura, Peru.

Comment

In the Gastrotheca marsupiata group of Duellman, Maxson, and Jesiolowski, 1988, Copeia, 1988: 527–543. See Duellman and Wild, 1993, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 157: 1–53, for comments on distribution and variation. 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: 211–214.

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