Strabomantis necopinus (Lynch, 1997)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Strabomantidae > Subfamily: Strabomantinae > Genus: Strabomantis > Species: Strabomantis necopinus

Eleutherodactylus necopinus Lynch, 1997, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 21: 361. Holotype: ICN 24604, by original designation. Type locality: "COLOMBIA, Departamento de Quindío, Municipio Filandia, vereda El Roble, Reserva Forestal Bremen (Buena Quebrada), Quebrada las Cruces, 2050 m.s.n.m."

Limnophys necopinusHeinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: Table 2.

Strabomantis necopinusHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 131.

English Names

None noted.


Cloud forests in the northern half of the Cordillera Central of Colombia (from Quindio to northeast of Medellin on the western slope, and from northwestern Tolima to central Antioquia on the eastern slope) at elevations of 1800-2200 m.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


In the Eleutherodactylus sulcatus group according to the original publication. In the subgenus Eleutherodactylus by implication. Lynch and Galvis-Peñuela, 2004, in Rueda-Almonacid et al. (eds.), Libro Rojo Anf. Colombia: 334-337, provided an account and map. In the Strabomantis biporcatus species series, Strabomantis cornutus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 131. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus necopinus) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 360.

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