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I wanted to organize a post celebrating the Boneyheads (Osteocephalus ssp.) that I’ve had the good fortune to meet in the Peruvian Amazon. Here are a few of them:

Buckley’s Boneyhead, Osteocephalus buckleyi, ACTS, Rio Sucusari, Loreto. Peru, January 2019
Buckley’s Boneyhead, Osteocephalus buckleyi, ACTS, Rio Sucusari, Loreto. Peru, January 2019
Buckley’s Boneyhead, Osteocephalus buckleyi, ACTS, Rio Sucusari, Loreto. Peru, January 2019
Cannatella’s Boneyhead, Osteocephalus cannatella, Santa Cruz Biological Station, Rio Mazan, Loreto, Peru, November 2019
Cannatella’s Boneyhead, Osteocephalus cannatella, Santa Cruz Biological Station, Rio Mazan, Loreto, Peru, November 2019
Cannatella’s Boneyhead, Osteocephalus cannatella, Santa Cruz Biological Station, Rio Mazan, Loreto, Peru, November 2019
Cannatella’s Boneyhead, Osteocephalus cannatella, Santa Cruz Biological Station, Rio Mazan, Loreto, Peru, November 2019
Cannatella’s Boneyhead, Osteocephalus cannatella, Santa Cruz Biological Station, Rio Mazan, Loreto, Peru, November 2019
Manaus Slender-legged Boneyhead, Osteocephalus taurinus, Rio Momon, Loreto, Peru, January 2019
Manaus Slender-legged Boneyhead, Osteocephalus taurinus, Rio Momon, Loreto, Peru, January 2019
Manaus Slender-legged Boneyhead, Osteocephalus taurinus, Rio Momon, Loreto, Peru, January 2019
Manaus Slender-legged Boneyhead, Osteocephalus taurinus, Rio Momon, Loreto, Peru, January 2019
Pucuno Slender-legged Boneyhead, Osteocephalus mutabor, Santa Cruz Reserve, Rio Mazan, Loreto, Peru, September 2018
A number of Boneyheads inhabit bromeliad clusters – some breed in them
Osteocephalus deridens in a bromeliad, Explorama Lodge on the Amazon, Loreto, Peru
The “Laughing Boneyhead,” Osteocephalus castaneicola, Rio Sucusari, Napo River, Loreto, Peru, October 2018
“Laughing Boneyhead,” Osteocephalus castaneicola, tadpoles from a bromeliad – Explorama Lodge on the Amazon, Loreto, Peru
Metamorphic Boneyhead – from a bromeliad
Flat-headed Bromeliad Boneyhead, Osteocephalus planiceps, Santa Cruz Reserve, Rio Mazan, Loreto, Peru, September 2018
Flat-headed Bromeliad Boneyhead, Osteocephalus planiceps, Rio Orosa, Loreto, Peru, Jan 2013
A Boneyhead, Osteocephalus sp., ACTS, Rio Sucusari, Loreto. Peru, January 2019. There are a mix of characters in this specimen and I’m not 100% sure of an ID.
A Boneyhead, Osteocephalus sp., ACTS, Rio Sucusari, Loreto. Peru, January 2019. There are a mix of characters in this specimen and I’m not 100% sure of an ID.
A Boneyhead, Osteocephalus sp., ACTS, Rio Sucusari, Loreto. Peru, January 2019. There are a mix of characters in this specimen and I’m not 100% sure of an ID.
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