Osteocephalus festae (Peracca, 1904)

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

Hyla festae Peracca, 1904, Boll. Mus. Zool. Anat. Comp. Univ. Torino, 19 (465): 38. Holotype: MZUT An208 according to Gavetti and Andreone, 1993, Cat. Mus. Reg. Sci. Nat., Torino, 10: 82. Type locality: "Valle de Santiago" (= lower Río Zamora), Province of Morona-Santiago, Ecuador.

Osteocephalus festaeJungfer, 2010, Zootaxa, 2407: 33.

English Names

None noted.


Andean foothills in the Amazonian provinces of Loja, Napo, and Morona-Santiago, Ecuador, as well as the Peruvian provinces of Mariscal Cáceres and Rioja, 1000 to 2200 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Ecuador, Peru


Removed from the synonymy by Jungfer, 2010, Zootaxa, 2407: 33, where it had been placed by Trueb and Duellman, 1971, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 1: 19. Ron, Toral, Venegas, and Barnes, 2010, ZooKeys, 70: 67-92, provided an account. 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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