Stefania oculosa Señaris, Ayarzagüena, and Gorzula, 1997

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

Stefania oculosa Señaris, Ayarzagüena, and Gorzula, 1997 "1996", Publ. Asoc. Amigos Doñana, 7: 21. Holotype: MHNLS 12961, by original designation. Type locality: "Tepuy Jaua, Estado Bolívar, Venezuela. (04° 59′ 55 N - 64° 25′ 54 W). 1.600 m s.n.m."

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality on Tepui Jaua, in Bolívar, Venezuela; likely in adjacent Brazil.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Venezuela

Likely/Controversially Present: Brazil

Endemic: Venezuela


 See Barrio-Amorós, Rojas-Runjaic, and Señaris, 2019, Amph. Rept. Conserv., 13 (1: e180): 57–58, for comments on range and literature. Señaris and Rojas-Runjaic, 2020, in Rull and Carnaval (eds.), Neotrop. Divers. Patterns Process.: 571–632, commented on range and conservation status in the Venezuelan Guayana.

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