Hemiphractus panamensis (Stejneger, 1917)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hemiphractidae > Genus: Hemiphractus > Species: Hemiphractus panamensis

Cerathyla panamensis Stejneger, 1917, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 30: 31. Holotype: USNM 55320, by original designation. Type locality: "Signal Loma (Loma Peak) on the north coast of Panama three miles south of San[ta] Isabel", Provincia Colón, Panama. 

Hemiphractus panamensis — Noble, 1926, Am. Mus. Novit., 212: 19, by implication; Duellman, 1970, Monogr. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas: 140.

English Names

None noted. 


Central Panama in lower montane rainforest in the provinces of Colón and San Blas within or in proximity to what is now the Chagres National Park.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Panama

Endemic: Panama


Removed from the synonymy of Hemiphractus fasciatus, redelimited and the holotype redescribed by Hill, Martin, Stanley, and Mendelson, 2018, Zootaxa, 4429: 495–512, where it had been placed by Trueb, 1974, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 29: 28. Hill, Martin, Stanley, and Mendelson, 2018, Zootaxa, 4429: 495–512

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