Gastrotheca griswoldi Shreve, 1941

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hemiphractidae > Subfamily: Hemiphractinae > Genus: Gastrotheca > Species: Gastrotheca griswoldi

Gastrotheca boliviana griswoldi Shreve, 1941, Proc. New England Zool. Club, 18: 83. Holotype: MCZ 24102, by original designation. Type locality: "Maraynioc, about seventy-two kilometers northeast of Tarma, 12,000 feet altitude, Department of Junin, Peru".

Gastrotheca marsupiata bifasciata Vellard, 1957, Mem. Mus. Hist. Nat. Javier Prado, 5: 23. Syntypes: MUSM 129 (3 specimens); MUSM 3929 (renumbered) designated lectotype by Morales, Carrillo, and Ortega, 1990, Publ. Mus. Hist. Nat. Univ. Nac. Mayor San Marcos, 33: 5. Type locality: "Oroyo y de las montañas vecinas hasta Tarma, Peru". Synonymy by Duellman and Fritts, 1972, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 9: 6, 21. This synonymy doubted by Laurent, 1976, Acta Zool. Lilloana, 32: 48.

Gastrotheca bifasciata bifasciataLaurent, 1969, Acta Zool. Lilloana, 25: 131.

Gastrotheca (Opisthodelphys) griswoldiDubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 31.

Gastrotheca (Gastrotheca) griswoldi — Duellman, 2015, Marsupial Frogs: 27; Duellman, 2015, Marsupial Frogs: 319.

English Names

Griswold's Marsupial Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 53).


Nudo de Pasco region in the departments of Pasco, Junín, and Huanuco, central Peru, elevations of 3000–4020 m.


In the Gastrotheca marsupiata group of Duellman, Maxson, and Jesiolowski, 1988, Copeia, 1988: 527-543. See Laurent, 1976, Acta Zool. Lilloana, 32: 48. In the Gastrotheca marsupiata group of Castroviejo-Fisher, Padial, De la Riva, Pombal, Silva, Rojas-Runjaic, Medina-Méndez, and Frost, 2015, Zootaxa, 4004: 1–72. See detailed account by Duellman, 2015, Marsupial Frogs: 319–322.

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