Niceforonia aderca (Lynch, 2003)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Strabomantidae > Subfamily: Hypodactylinae > Genus: Niceforonia > Species: Niceforonia aderca

Eleutherodactylus adercus Lynch, 2003, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 27: 288. Holotype: ICN 47772, by original designation. Type locality: "Colombia, Departamento de Santander, municipio de Betulia, vereda El Centro, 2280 m".

"Eleutherodactylus" adercusHeinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: Table 2.

Isodactylus adercusHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 108.

Hypodactylus adercusHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1795: 67-68.

Niceforonia aderca — Acosta-Galvis, Streicher, Manuelli, Cuddy, and de Sá, 2018, Zootaxa, 4514: 494. 

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality in the Municipio de Betulia, Departamento de Santander, Colombia, 2280 m).


Most similar to Eleutherodactylus nigrovittatus and in the Eleutherodactylus nigrovittatus group according to the original publication. Heinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 104: 10092-10097, removed this species from nominal Eleutherodactylus but did not provide a new generic name; see comment under Hypodactylus.

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