Gastrotheca phalarosa
family: Hemiphractidae
Species Description: Duellman WE, Venegas P 2005 Marsupial frogs (Anura: Hylidae: Gastrotheca) from the Andes of northern Peru with descriptions of two new species. Herpetologica 61:295-307
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Peru


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from the type locality at 3,435m asl in the vicinity of Lago de Los Cóndores in the northern part of the Cordillera Central, in Huallaga Province, San Martín Department, northern Peru.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs in Yungas forest, where individuals were found during the day in areas of bunch grass and Baccharis species, associated with spiny terrestrial bromeliads and scattered shrubs. Several larvae were found in a small muddy-bottomed pool 40cm deep.


There is no information available on the population status of this species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

No information is currently available.

Conservation Actions

This species is not known from any protected areas.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.


Simon Stuart 2006. Gastrotheca phalarosa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T61824A12563836. .Downloaded on 13 November 2018


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