Gastrotheca angustifrons (Boulenger, 1898)

Pacific marsupial frog



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Nototrema angustifrons Boulenger, 1898


Conservation Status


Last record: 1990's (IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2019)

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)




Colombia & Ecuador


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Boulenger, G. A. (1898). An account of the reptiles and batrachians collected by Mr. W.F.H. Rosenberg in western Ecuador. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London: 107-126, 129.


Other references:

Duellman, W.E. and Trueb, L. 2015. Marsupial Frogs: Gastrotheca and Allied Genera. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Maryland.

Faivovich, J., Haddad, C.F.B., Garcia, P.C.O., Frost, D.R., Campbell, J.A. and Wheeler, W.C. 2005. Systematic review of the frog family Hylidae, with special reference to Hylinae: Phylogenetic analysis and taxonomic revision. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 294: 1-240.

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. (2019). Gastrotheca angustifrons. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2019: e.T55322A85896740. Downloaded on 24 March 2019.


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