Callimedusa ecuatoriana (Cannatella, 1982)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Phyllomedusinae > Genus: Callimedusa > Species: Callimedusa ecuatoriana

Phyllomedusa ecuatoriana Cannatella, 1982, Copeia, 1982: 507. Holotype: USNM 215750, by original designation. Type locality: "Agua Rica, a one-house posada on the trail between Limón and Gualeceo, slightly south and west of Limón, Provincia de Morona-Santiago, Ecuador, 1,890 m, 03° 02′ S, 78° 27′ W".

Callimedusa ecuatoriana — Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 33. 

English Names

Agua Rica Leaf Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 62).


Amazonian slopes of the Andes in Morona-Santiago, and the Cordillera del Condor in Zamora-Chinchipe, Ecuador, at 1630 to 1900 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Ecuador

Endemic: Ecuador


In the Phyllomedusa perinesos group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 117. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 266. Brito-M., Almendáriz C., and Batallas-Revelo, 2014, Pap. Avulsos Zool., São Paulo, 54: 419–433, provided a detailed account of systematics, life history, larval morphology, and calls as well as providing records from the Cordillera del Condor in Zamora-Chinchipe, Ecuador.  

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