Osteocephalus mutabor Jungfer and Hödl, 2002

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Lophyohylinae > Genus: Osteocephalus > Species: Osteocephalus mutabor

Osteocephalus mutabor Jungfer and Hödl, 2002, Amphibia-Reptilia, 23: 34. Holotype: EPN H-6658, by original designation. Type locality: "Ecuador: Provincia Napo: South slope of Volcan Sumaco on rio Pucuno, 1000 m a.s.l., between Guamani and Guagua Sumaco (0° 42′ 24″ S/77° 35′ 54″ W)".

English Names

None noted.


Low to intermediate elevations on the western Andean foothills of Ecuador to Balta, Departamento Ucuyali, Peru.


Previously confused with Osteocephalus leprieurii according to the original publication. Cisneros-Heredia, 2007, Herpetozoa, Wien, 19: 183, provided a record from 54 km east of the type locality. 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. Forti, Foratto, Márquez, Pereira, and Toledo, 2018, PeerJ, 6(e4813): 1–19, characterized the advertisement call. 

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