"Centrolene" quindianum Ruiz-Carranza and Lynch, 1995

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Centrolenidae > Subfamily: Centroleninae > Species: "Centrolene" quindianum

Centrolene quindianum Ruiz-Carranza and Lynch, 1995, Lozania, 65: 6. Holotype: ICN 24886, by original designation. Type locality: "Departamento de Quindío, municipio de Filania, vereda El Roble, Reserva Forestal Bremen, quebradas Las Cruces y La Popa, vertiente occidental de la Cordillera Central, 4° 40′ Latitud N, 75° 40′ W de Greenwich, 2000 a 2050 m."

"Centrolene" quindianumGuayasamin, Castroviejo-Fisher, Trueb, Ayarzagüena, Rada, and Vilà, 2009, Zootaxa, 2100: 58.

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the region of the type locality in lower montane forest on the western slopes of the central Andes (Quindío, Risaralda, and Cauca, Colombia), 1900-2050 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


In the Centrolene prosoblepon group, according to the original publication. Rada and Guayasamin, 2008, Pap. Avulsos Zool., São Paulo, 48: 99, provided the record for Cauca, Colombia. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 211. Guayasamin, Castroviejo-Fisher, Trueb, Ayarzagüena, Rada, and Vilà, 2009, Zootaxa, 2100: 58, regarded this species as incertae sedis within Centroleninae. Ríos-Soto, Ospina-L., and Vargas-Salinas, 2017, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 12: 117–127, reported on advertisement call and reproductive ecology. 

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