Two New Species of Marsupial Frogs (Anura: Hylidae: emGastrotheca/em) from the Cordillera Oriental in Central Peru

Edgar Lehr, William E. Duellman, Daniel Rodriguez, Rudolf von May

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A distinctive new species of Gastrotheca from the Rio Chanchamayo Valley in the Cordillera Oriental in Peru is the only known member of the genus that lacks a tympanum. Another new species from the Cordillera de Carpish is distinctive in having a pair of lateral brood pouches and only basal webbing on the foot.
Original languageAmerican English
JournalThe University of Kansas Natural History Museum Scientific Papers
StatePublished - Jun 17 2004


  • Systematics
  • Anura
  • Hylidae
  • Castrotheca atympana
  • new species
  • Gastrotheca zeugocystis
  • Peru


  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

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