Diasporus citrinobapheus Hertz, Hauenschild, Lotzkat, and Köhler, 2012

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

Diasporus citrinobapheus Hertz, Hauenschild, Lotzkat, and Köhler, 2012, ZooKeys, 196: 27. Holotype: SMF 89814, by original designation. Type locality: "Quebrada Rasca (8.4851°N, 81.1727°W, 790 m elevation), near Paredón, Comarca Ngöbe-Buglé, western Panama, approximately 50 airline km NNW of the city of Santiago and 20 airline km N of Cañazas, Veraguas".

English Names

None noted.


Known from three localities on the Cordillera Central of western Panama: Cerro Negro (Parque Nacional Santa Fe, Veraguas), the type locality (near Paredon, Comarca Ngobe-Buglé), and from Willie Mazu (on the Paredon, Comarca Ngobe-Buglé/Chiriquí boundary), Panama.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Panama

Endemic: Panama


 Jiménez-Rivillas, Vargas, Fang, Di Filippo, and Daza-R., 2013, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 8: 1–4, reported on aspects of the advertisement call. García-Rodríguez, Arias, and Chaves, 2016, Neotropical Biodiversity, 2: 59–68, provided molecular, acoustic, and ecological evidence of the distinctiveness of this species from Diasporus tigrillo. 

External links:

Please note: these links will take you to external websites not affiliated with the American Museum of Natural History. We are not responsible for their content.