Centrolene sanchezi Ruiz-Carranza and Lynch, 1991

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

Centrolene sanchezi Ruiz-Carranza and Lynch, 1991, Lozania, 58: 22. Holotype: ICN 24293, by original designation. Type locality: "Departamento de Caquetá, municipio de Florencia, vereda Gabinete, 3.1 Km por carretera abajo del Alto Gabinete, vertiente oriental, Cordillera Oriental, 1° 4′ latitud N, 75° 4′ W de Greenwich, 2190 m.", Colombia.

Centrolene bacatum Wild, 1994, J. Herpetol., 28: 301. Holotype: KU 202803, by original designation. Type locality: "11.2 km WSW Plan de Milagro (03°02′S, 78°35′W, 2350 m), Provincia Morona-Santiago, Ecuador". Synonymy by

Centrolene guanacarum Ruiz-Carranza and Lynch, 1995, Lozania, 65: 13. Holotype: ICN 11686, by original designation. Type locality: "Departamento del Cauca, munipicipio de Inzá, Km. 84 carretera Popayán a Inzá, Río Guanacas, quebrada afluente, Internado Indígena Río Guanacas, vertiente oriental Cordillera Central, 2° 34′ Latitud N, 76° 05′ W de Greenwich, 1800-1900 m", Colombia. Synonymy by Guayasamin, Cisneros-Heredia, McDiarmid, Peña, and Hutter, 2020, Diversity, 12 (222): 68. 

"Centrolene" guanacarum — Guayasamin, Castroviejo-Fisher, Trueb, Ayarzagüena, Rada, and Vilà, 2009, Zootaxa, 2100: 56.

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

English Names

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

Sánchez's Glassfrog (Guayasamin, Cisneros-Heredia, McDiarmid, Peña, and Hutter, 2020, Diversity, 12 (222): 68). 

Distribution

Cordillera Central of Colombia, on the eastern and western slopes in the Departamentos de Caquetá and Cauca, between 1800 and 1900 m elevation; on the eastern slopes of the Cordillera Oriental in Ecuador (provinces of Morona Santiago and Napo), at elevations between 1800 and 2350 m. 

Comment

In the Centrolene peristictum group, similar to Centrolene peristictum and Centrolene pipilatum, according to the original publication. See detailed account by Guayasamin, Cisneros-Heredia, McDiarmid, Peña, and Hutter, 2020, Diversity, 12 (222): 68–72, including natural history. See account (as Centrolene bacatum) by Guayasamin, Bustamante, Almeida-Reinoso, and Funk, 2006, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 147: 492-497. Mueses-Cisneros, 2005, Caldasia, 27: 232, provided a record (as Centrolene bacatum) for Putumayo, Colombia. Cisneros-Heredia and McDiarmid, 2007, Zootaxa, 1572: 48, summarized the relevant literature for Centrolene bacatum. See note by Guayasamin and Funk, 2009, Zootaxa, 2220: 41-66, on this species (as Centrolene bacatum) at the Yanayacu Biological Station, Napo, Ecuador. Ruiz-Carranza, Ardila-Robayo, and Lynch, 1996, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 20: 370, rejected records (of Centrolene guanacarum) from the Department of Risaralda, Colombia. Guayasamin, Cisneros-Heredia, McDiarmid, Peña, and Hutter, 2020, Diversity, 12 (222): 68–72, provided a detailed account, including adult morphology, advertisement call, relationships, natural history, and conservation status.

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