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Osornophryne simpsoni male holotype - ZooKeys-108-073-g002-bottom-left.jpg
Osornophryne simpsoni
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Bufonidae
Genus: Osornophryne
Ruiz-Carranza & Hernández-Camacho, 1976
11 species (see text)

Osornophryne (plump toads) is a genus of true toads[1][2] endemic to the Cordillera Central in Colombia and central Andes in Ecuador.[1]


Binomial Name and Author[1][2] Common Name
Osornophryne angel Yánez-Muñoz, Altamirano-Benavides, Cisneros-Heredia, and Gluesenkamp, 2011
Osornophryne antisana Hoogmoed, 1987 Napo plump toad
Osornophryne bufoniformis (Peracca, 1904) Peracca's plump toad
Osornophryne cofanorum Mueses-Cisneros, Yánez-Muñoz, and Guayasamin, 2010
Osornophryne guacamayo Hoogmoed, 1987 Guacamayo plump toad
Osornophryne occidentalis Cisneros-Heredia and Gluesenkamp, 2011
Osornophryne percrassa Ruiz-Carranza and Hernández-Camacho, 1976 Herveo plump toad
Osornophryne puruanta Gluesenkamp & Guayasamin, 2008
Osornophryne simpsoni Páez-Moscoso, Guayasamin, and Yánez-Muñoz, 2011
Osornophryne sumacoensis Gluesenkamp, 1995
Osornophryne talipes Cannatella, 1986 Cannatella's plump toad


  1. ^ a b c Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Osornophryne Ruiz-Carranza and Hernández-Camacho, 1976". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 7 February 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Bufonidae". AmphibiaWeb: Information on amphibian biology and conservation. [web application]. Berkeley, California: AmphibiaWeb. 2015. Retrieved 7 February 2015.

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