Osteocephalus leoniae Jungfer and Lehr, 2001

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

Osteocephalus leoniae Jungfer and Lehr, 2001, Zool. Abh. Staatl. Mus. Tierkd. Dresden, 51: 324. Holotype: MHNSM 20350, by original designation. Type locality: "in a forest near Pozuzo (10° 04′ 10″ S, 75° 31′ 42″ W; 1000 m above sea level), Provincia Oxapampa, Departamento de Pasco, Peru".

English Names

None noted.


Known from the type locality (near Pozuzo, Provincia Oxapampa, Departamento de Pasco) and from two localities in Departamento Cusco, Peru, in the central Andes at 380-1000 m elevation.


Chávez, Medina-Müller, and Pereyra, 2008, Check List, 4: 401-403, provided the Cusco department localities and discussed the range. 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. 

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