Osteocephalus sangay Chasiluisa, Caminer, Varela-Jaramillo, and Ron, 2020

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

Osteocephalus sangay Chasiluisa, Caminer, Varela-Jaramillo, and Ron, 2020, Neotropical Biodiversity, 6: 27.  Holotype: QCAZ 58832, by original designation. Type locality: "Ecuador, Morona Santiago Province, Sangay National Park, Sardinayacu, Refuge 2 (2.0903°S, 78.1897°W), 1551m above sea level". LSID: urn:lsid: zoobank.org:act:6C9A96AB-76E8-45FC-84EFD82988F7DD02

English Names

Sangay Casqued Treefrog (original publication). 


Eastern Ecuador, Morona Santiago province, Sangay National Park, at four nearby localities (maximum distance between localities: 3.7 km), and elevations between 1551 and 1795 m.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Ecuador

Endemic: Ecuador


Osteocephalus sangay is most similar to Osteocephalus fuscifacies, but phylogenetically most closely related to Osteocephalus cannatellai. 

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