Engystomops guayaco (Ron, Coloma, and Cannatella, 2005)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Leptodactylidae > Subfamily: Leiuperinae > Genus: Engystomops > Species: Engystomops guayaco

Physalaemus guayaco Ron, Coloma, and Cannatella, 2005, Herpetologica, 61: 180. Holotype: QCAZ 23521, by original designation. Type locality: "Ecuador, Provincia del Guayas, Cerro Masvale (private reserve at 2.394° S, 79.642° W), 92 m".

Engystomops guayacoNascimento, Caramaschi, and Cruz, 2005, Arq. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 63: 312.

English Names

None noted.


Lowlands of west-central Ecuador.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Ecuador

Endemic: Ecuador


Molecular markers and advertisement call and the difficulty of a morphological diagnosis from near relatives were discussed in the original publication. Armijos-Ojeda, Székely, Székely, Cogǎlniceanu, Cisneros-Heredia, Ordóñez-Delgado, Escudero, and Espinosa, 2021, ZooKeys, 1063: 38, provided a dot map. 

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