Osteocephalus deridens Jungfer, Ron, Seipp, and Almendáriz, 2000

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Lophyohylinae > Genus: Osteocephalus > Species: Osteocephalus deridens

Osteocephalus deridens Jungfer, Ron, Seipp, and Almendáriz C., 2000, Amphibia-Reptilia, 21: 328. Holotype: EPN-H 6655, by original designation. Type locality: "Estación Biologica Jatun Sacha, (01° 04′ S; 77° 36′ W), a reserve about 8 km E Puerto Misahuallí, Provincia Napo, Ecuador, 450 m a.s.l."

English Names

None noted.


Intermediate elevations (250-600 m) of the Río Napo drainage in the provinces of Napo, Francisco de Orellana, and Sucumbíos, Ecuador; Iquitos region of Loreto, Peru. 


In the Osteocephalus planiceps species group of Jungfer, Faivovich, Padial, Castroviejo-Fisher, Lyra, Berneck, Iglesias, Kok, MacCulloch, Rodrigues, Verdade, Torres-Gastello, Chaparro, Valdujo, Reichle, Moravec, Gvoždík, Gagliardi-Urrutia, Ernst, De la Riva, Means, Lima, Señaris, Wheeler, and Haddad, 2013, Zool. Scripta, 42: 351-380. Moravec, Aparicio, Guerrero-Reinhard, Calderón, Jungfer, and Gvoždík, 2009, Zootaxa, 2215: 54, provided a record for Amazonian Peru. 

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