Osteocephalus carri (Cochran and Goin, 1970)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Osteocephalus > Species: Osteocephalus carri

Hyla carri Cochran and Goin, 1970, Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 288: 211. Holotype: FMNH 69702, by original designation. Type locality: "Acevedo, along the Río Suaza, 1,400 meters, in [Department of] Huila, Colombia".

Osteocephalus carriLynch, 2006, Caldasia, 28: 141.

English Names

None noted.


Lower Andean slopes and Amazonian lowlands of Colombia.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


Removed from the synonymy of Osteocephalus buckleyi by Lynch, 2006, Caldasia, 28: 141, where it had been placed by Trueb and Duellman, 1971, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 1: 19. Lynch and Suárez-Mayorga, 2011, Caldasia, 33: 235–270, illustrated the tadpole and included the species in a key to the tadpoles of Amazonian Colombia. In the Osteocephalus buckleyi species group of Jungfer, Faivovich, Padial, Castroviejo-Fisher, Lyra, Berneck, Iglesias, Kok, MacCulloch, Rodrigues, Verdade, Torres-Gastello, Chaparro, Valdujo, Reichle, Moravec, Gvoždík, Gagliardi-Urrutia, Ernst, De la Riva, Means, Lima, Señaris, Wheeler, and Haddad, 2013, Zool. Scripta, 42: 351-380. 

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