Stefania ayangannae MacCulloch and Lathrop, 2002

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hemiphractidae > Genus: Stefania > Species: Stefania ayangannae

Stefania ayangannae MacCulloch and Lathrop, 2002, Herpetologica, 58: 329. Holotype: ROM 39501, by original designation. Type locality: "northeast plateau of Mount Ayanganna, Guyana, (05° 24′ N, 059° 57′ W) elevation 1490 m".

English Names

Ayanganna Stefania (MacCulloch and Lathrop, 2006, Cat. Am. Amph. Rept., 825: 1).


Known from the type locality (Mount Ayanganna, 05° 24′ N, 059° 57′ W, elevation 1490 and 1550 m), and Mount Wokomung in the Pakaraima Mountains (1234-1411 m elevation), Guyana.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Guyana

Endemic: Guyana


In the Stefania evansi group according to the original publication. MacCulloch, Lathrop, and Khan, 2006, Phyllomedusa, 5: 31-41, reported on the specimens from the Mount Wokomung, Guyana. MacCulloch and Lathrop, 2006, Cat. Am. Amph. Rept., 825: 1-2, reviewed the species. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 409. MacCulloch and Lathrop, 2009, R. Ontario Mus. Contrib. Sci., 4: 12, commented on specimens from Mount Ayanganna, Guyana. See Cole, Townsend, Reynolds, MacCulloch, and Lathrop, 2013, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 125: 395-396, for brief account and records for Guyana.

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