Gastrotheca ossilaginis
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 two nearby localities at 3,000-3,100m 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. The limits to its distribution remain unknown.

Habitat and Ecology

It is known from Yungas forest. Individuals were found at night in forest on low bushes and in a spiny terrestrial bromeliad, and by day in a pasture, the latter suggesting at least a degree of tolerance to habitat degradation. This species is believed to breed by direct development.


No information is currently available.

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Major Threats

No information is currently available.

Conservation Actions

This species is not known from any protected areas.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Simon Stuart 2006. Gastrotheca ossilaginis. In: IUCN 2014


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