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Osteocephalus taurinus
Clasificación científica
Reino: Animalia
Filo: Chordata
Clase: Amphibia
Orden: Anura
Familia: Hylidae
Género: Osteocephalus
Steindachner, 1862

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Osteocephalus es un género de anfibios anuros de la familia Hylidae y que habitan en las Guayanas, la Bahía del Amazonas, Venezuela, Colombia, el sureste de Brasil y el noreste de Argentina.


Nombre binomial Autor
Osteocephalus buckleyi Boulenger, 1882
Osteocephalus cabrerai Cochran y Goin, 1970
Osteocephalus carri Cochran y Goin, 1970
Osteocephalus deridens Jungfer, Ron, Seipp y Almendáriz, 2000
Osteocephalus elkejungingerae Henle, 1981
Osteocephalus exophthalmus Smith y Noonan, 2001
Osteocephalus fuscifacies Jungfer, Ron, Seipp y Almendáriz, 2000
Osteocephalus heyeri Lynch, 2002
Osteocephalus langsdorfii
Osteocephalus leoniae Jungfer y Lehr, 2001
Osteocephalus leprieurii Duméril y Bibron, 1841
Osteocephalus mutabor Jungfer y Hödl, 2002
Osteocephalus oophagus Jungfer y Schiesari, 1995
Osteocephalus pearsoni Gaige, 1929
Osteocephalus phasmatus MacCulloch y Lathrop, 2005
Osteocephalus planiceps Cope, 1874
Osteocephalus subtilis Martins y Cardoso, 1987
Osteocephalus taurinus Steindachner, 1862
Osteocephalus verruciger Werner, 1901
Osteocephalus yasuni Ron y Pramuk, 1999


  • Jungfer, K.-H., Schiesari, L.C. (1995a): Description of a central Amazonian y Guianan tree frog, genus Osteocephalus (Anura, Hylidae), with oophagous tadpoles. - Alytes, Paris 13(1), pp. [1-13]
  • Jungfer, K.-H., Ron, S., Seipp, R., Almendáriz, A. (2000): Two new species of hylid frogs, genus Osteocephalus, from Amazonian Ecuador. - Amphibia-Reptilia 21(3), pp. [327-340]
  • Jungfer, K.-H., Hödl, W. (2002): A new species of Osteocephalus from Ecuador y a redescription of O. leprieurii (Duméril & Bibron, 1841) (Anura: Hylidae). - Amphibia-Reptilia 23(1), pp. [21-46]
  • Frost, Darrel R. 2007. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 5.1 (10 October, 2007). Osteocephalus. Electronic Database accessible at http://research.amnh.org/herpetology/amphibia/index.php. American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. (Accessed: Apr 24, 2008).
  • AmphibiaWeb: Information on amphibian biology y conservation. [web application]. 2008. Berkeley, California: Osteocephalus. AmphibiaWeb, available at http://amphibiaweb.org/. (Accessed: Apr 24, 2008).
  • eol - Encyclopedia of Life taxon Osteocephalus at http://www.eol.org.
  • ITIS - Integrated Taxonomic Information System on-line database Taxon Osteocephalus at http://www.itis.gov/index.html. (Accessed: Apr 24, 2008).
  • GBIF - Global Biodiversity Information Facility Taxon Osteocephalus at http://data.gbif.org/welcome.htm

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