Osornophryne talipes Cannatella, 1986

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Osornophryne > Species: Osornophryne talipes

Osornophryne talipes Cannatella, 1986, Copeia, 1986: 620. Holotype: KU 131797, by original designation. Type locality: "north slope of the Nudo de Mojanda, 3400 m, Imbabura Province, Ecuador".

English Names

Cannatella's Plump Toad (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 45).


Known from the type locality in wet tropical forest (Imbabura Province, Ecuador) and in the provinces of Huila and Nariño, Colombia.


Mueses-Cisneros, 2003, Caldasia, 25: 422, provided a brief account for Colombia. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 201. See comments by Cisneros-Heredia and Gluesenkamp, 2011 "2010", Avanc. Cienc. Ingen., Quito, Secc. B,, 2 (3): 64-73, suggested that identifications of this species away from the type locality require verification and may represent undescribed taxa.

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