Stefania coxi MacCulloch and Lathrop, 2002

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

Stefania coxi MacCulloch and Lathrop, 2002, Herpetologica, 58: 336. Holotype: ROM 39477, by original designation. Type locality: "northeast plateau of Mount Ayanganna, Guyana, (05° 24′ N, 059° 57′ W) elevation 1550 m".

English Names

Cox's Stefania (MacCulloch and Lathrop, 2006, Cat. Am. Amph. Rept., 826: 1).


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

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Guyana

Endemic: Guyana


In the Stefania goini group according to the original publication: MacCulloch, Lathrop and Khan, 2006, Phyllomedusa: 31-41, reported on the specimens from the Mount Wokomung, Guyana. MacCulloch and Lathrop, 2006, Cat. Am. Amph. Rept., 826: 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: 410. MacCulloch and Lathrop, 2009, R. Ontario Mus. Contrib. Sci., 4: 12-13, commented on specimens from Mount Ayanganna, Guyana. See Cole, Townsend, Reynolds, MacCulloch, and Lathrop, 2013, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 125: 396, for brief account and records for Guyana. . 

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