Osteocephalus fuscifacies Jungfer, Ron, Seipp, and Almendáriz, 2000

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

Osteocephalus fuscifacies Jungfer, Ron, Seipp, and Almendáriz C., 2000, Amphibia-Reptilia, 21: 336. Holotype: EPN-H 6657, by original designation. Type locality: "Estación Biologica Jatun Sacha, (01° 04′ S; 77° 36′ W), Provincia Napo, Ecuador, 450 m a.s.l."

English Names

None noted.


Intermediate elevations (250-600 m) of the Río Napo drainage in the provinces of Napo, Francisco de Orellana, and Sucumbíos, Ecuador, and in nearby northeastern Peru between the rivers of the Napo and Putumayo and at Agua Negra.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Ecuador, Peru


In the Osteocephalus planiceps 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. von May and Venegas, 2010, in Gilmore et al. (eds.), Rapid Invent. Biol. Social Rep. 22: 77–78, discussed the Peruvian records. See range map in Ferrão, Moravec, Moraes, Carvalho, and Gordo, 2019, PeerJ, 7(e8160): 4.  

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