Stefania riae Duellman and Hoogmoed, 1984

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

Stefania riae Duellman and Hoogmoed, 1984, Misc. Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 75: 23. Holotype: KU 174688, by original designation. Type locality: "Cerro Sarisariñama, 1400 m, Estado Bolívar, Venezuela".

English Names

Stefania Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 65).

Sarisariñama Carrying Frog (Barrio-Amorós and Brewer-Carias, 2008, Zootaxa, 1942: 23). 


Sarisariñama Massif, Bolívar, Venezuela, 1108 to 1400 m elevation. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Venezuela

Endemic: Venezuela


In the Stefania evansi group. See account by Señaris, Ayarzagüena, and Gorzula, 1997 "1996", Publ. Asoc. Amigos Doñana, 7: 1-57. Barrio-Amorós and Brewer-Carias, 2008, Zootaxa, 1942: 23–26, discussed variation, range, and natural history. See Barrio-Amorós, Rojas-Runjaic, and Señaris, 2019, Amph. Rept. Conserv., 13 (1: e180): 58–59, 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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