Centrolene condor Cisneros-Heredia and Morales-Mite, 2008

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Centrolenidae > Subfamily: Centroleninae > Genus: Centrolene > Species: Centrolene condor

Centrolene condor Cisneros-Heredia and Morales-Mite, 2008, Herpetozoa, Wien, 21: 50. Holotype: QCAZ 37279, by original designation. Type locality: "Destacamento Militar Cóndor Mirador, western slope of the Cordillera del Cóndor, (03º18′25″S, 78º23′36″W, between 1750-1850 m elevation), Provincia de Zamora-Chinchipe, República del Ecuador".

English Names

Condor Glassfrog (Guayasamin, Cisneros-Heredia, McDiarmid, Peña, and Hutter, 2020, Diversity, 12 (222): 37). 

Distribution

Cordillera del Cóndor in Zamora-Chinchipe Province, southern Ecuador, at elevations of 1737 to 2920 m.

Comment

Most similar to Centrolene altitudinale, Centrolene buckleyi, Centrolene hesperium, Centrolene lemniscatum, and Centrolene venezuelense according to the original publication. Catenazzi, von May, Gagliardi-Urrutia, Lehr, and Guayasamin, 2012, Zootaxa, 3388: 64, confirmed the placement of this species in Centrolene. Almendáriz C. and Batallas-Revelo, 2012, Rev. Politécnica, Quito, 30: 42–53, reported on additional localities, larval morphology, habitat, and advertisement call. See detailed account by Guayasamin, Cisneros-Heredia, McDiarmid, Peña, and Hutter, 2020, Diversity, 12 (222): 35–39, provided a detailed account, including adult morphology, advertisement call, relationships, natural history, and conservation status.

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