Oreophrynella dendronastes Lathrop and MacCulloch, 2007

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Oreophrynella > Species: Oreophrynella dendronastes

Oreophrynella dendronastes Lathrop and MacCulloch, 2007, Herpetologica, 63: 88. Holotype: ROM 39645, by original designation. Type locality: "northeast slope of Mount Ayanganna, District 7, Guyana, 1490 m (5°24.11′ N, 59° 57.41′ W)."

English Names

None noted.


Known only from Mount Ayanganna, District 7, Guyana.


MacCulloch and Lathrop, 2009, R. Ontario Mus. Contrib. Sci., 4: 12, commented on specimens from Mount Ayanganna, Guyana. Kok, MacCulloch, Means, Roelants, Van Bocxlaer, and Bossuyt, 2012, Curr. Biol., 22: R589-R590, provided evidence that this form is synonymous with Oreophrynella macconnelli. See Cole, Townsend, Reynolds, MacCulloch, and Lathrop, 2013, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 125: 376, for brief account and records for Guyana.

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