Centrolene lemniscata Duellman and Schulte, 1993

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

Centrolene lemniscatum Duellman and Schulte, 1993, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 155: 12. Holotype: KU 217300, by original designation. Type locality: "14 km (by road) west of Venceremos (05° 44′ S, 77° 32′ W, 2000 m), Provincia Rioja, Departamento San Martín, Perú".

Centrolene lemniscata — Barrio-Amorós, Rojas-Runjaic, and Señaris, 2019, Amph. Rept. Conserv., 13 (1: e180): 19. 

English Names

Rioja Giant Glass Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 46).


Known only from the type locality on the eastern slopes of the central Andes of Peru.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


In the Centrolene prosoblepon group according to the original publication, most similar to Centrolene hesperia. See taxonomic comments by Guayasamin, Cisneros-Heredia, McDiarmid, Peña, and Hutter, 2020, Diversity, 12 (222): 33–34. 

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