Centrolene muelleri Duellman and Schulte, 1993

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

Centrolene muelleri Duellman and Schulte, 1993, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 155: 14. Holotype: KU 217301, 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".

English Names

Muller's [sic] Giant Glass Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 46).


Known from three sites spanning the divide between the Huallaga and Marañón drainages in the southern section of Departamento Amazonas between 1830 and 2050 m, as well as the type locality in Departamento San Martín, Peru. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


In the Centrolene prosoblepon group 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. Twomey, Delia, and Castroviejo-Fisher, 2014, Zootaxa, 3851: 17–19, provided new localities and natural history observations, as well as noting the possibility of cryptic species. 

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