Diasporus amirae Arias, Chaves, Salazar, Salazar-Zúñiga, and García-Rodríguez, 2019

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Eleutherodactylidae > Subfamily: Eleutherodactylinae > Genus: Diasporus > Species: Diasporus amirae

Diasporus amirae Arias, Chaves, Salazar, Salazar-Zúñiga, and García-Rodríguez, 2019, Zootaxa, 4609: 277. Holotype: UCR 21843, by original designation. Type locality: "Costa Rica: Provincia de Limón: Cantón de Limón: Distrito de Matama: Cerro Plátano (9.870º, -83.240º; 1000 m a.s.l.) in the northeastern of the Cordillera de Talamanca". Zoobank publication registration: 94C0C804-603D-4C62-A841-D22BB040BB66

English Names

Amira's Dink Frog (original publication). 


Currently known from the headwaters of the Río Banano within La Amistad International Park on the northeastern foothills of Cordillera de Talamanca, Caribbean slope, Costa Rica, 1000–1121 m elevation. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Costa Rica

Endemic: Costa Rica


Most closely related to Diasporus vocator and an unnamed species (Diasporus aff. vocator) in western Panama, according to the original publication. 

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