Osteocephalus leoniae Jungfer and Lehr, 2001

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

Osteocephalus leoniae Jungfer and Lehr, 2001, Zool. Abh. Staatl. Mus. Tierkd. Dresden, 51: 324. Holotype: MHNSM 20350, by original designation. Type locality: "in a forest near Pozuzo (10° 04′ 10″ S, 75° 31′ 42″ W; 1000 m above sea level), Provincia Oxapampa, Departamento de Pasco, Peru".

English Names

None noted.


Eastern foothills of the Andes in Peru the central Andes at 380-1000 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


Chávez, Medina-Müller, and Pereyra, 2008, Check List, 4: 401-403, provided the Cusco department localities and discussed the range. 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. See range map in Ferrão, Moravec, Moraes, Carvalho, and Gordo, 2019, PeerJ, 7(e8160): 4. 

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