Otophryne steyermarki Rivero, 1968

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Otophryninae > Genus: Otophryne > Species: Otophryne steyermarki

Otophryne robusta steyermarki Rivero, 1968 "1967", Caribb. J. Sci., 7: 155. Holotype: FMNH 74031, by original designation. Type locality: "forest along Río Tiricaclusia, 5900 ft., falls below summit camp, Chimantatepui massif, Venezuela".

Otophryne steyermarkiCampbell and Clarke, 1998, Herpetologica, 54: 303.

English Names

None noted.


Chimantá-tepui massif, Cerro Jaua, and Cerro Roraima in Estado Bolívar, Venezuela, at elevations of 1798-1981 m; Mount Ayanganna of western Guyana.


Gorzula, 1989, Herpetol. Rev., 20: 102-103, and Gorzula and Señaris, 1999 "1998", Scient. Guaianae, 8: 84, commented on range in Venezuela. Barrio-Amorós, 1999, Herpetol. Rev., 30: 173, provided a record for Venezuela. See account by MacCulloch, Lathrop, Minter, and Khan, 2008, Pap. Avulsos Zool., São Paulo, 48: 247-261. MacCulloch and Lathrop, 2009, R. Ontario Mus. Contrib. Sci., 4: 15-16, commented on specimens from Mount Ayanganna, Guyana. See Barrio-Amorós, Rojas-Runjaic, and Señaris, 2019, Amph. Rept. Conserv., 13 (1: e180): 105, for comments on range and literature.

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