"Cochranella" duidaeana (Ayarzagüena, 1992)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Centrolenidae > Subfamily: Centroleninae > Species: "Cochranella" duidaeana

Centrolenella duidaeana Ayarzagüena, 1992, Publ. Asoc. Amigos Doñana, 1: 17. Holotype: MHNLS 12000, by original designation. Type locality: "Cumbre sur del Monte Duida. Territorio Federal Amazonas. Venezuela. (3° 19′N—65° 38′W). 2.140 m s. n. m."

Cochranella duidaensisDuellman, 1993, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 21: 44. Incorrect subsequent spelling.

Cochranella duidaeanaBarrio-Amorós, 1999 "1998", Acta Biol. Venezuelica, 18: 13.

"Cochranella" duidaeanaGuayasamin, Castroviejo-Fisher, Trueb, Ayarzagüena, Rada, and Vilà, 2009, Zootaxa, 2100: 55.

English Names

Duida Cochran Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 47).


Known only from Cerro Duida, Amazonas, Venezuela, ca. 2140 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Venezuela

Endemic: Venezuela


Possibly in Hyalinobatrachium; see comment under Hyalinobatrachium auyantepuianum. Placed in the Cochranella spinosa group by Savage, 2002, Amph. Rept. Costa Rica: 365. Señaris and Ayarzagüena, 2005, Rev. Taxonom. Fam. Centrolenidae de Venezuela: 108-112, provided a review of the morphology, natural history, and range of this species. Guayasamin, Castroviejo-Fisher, Trueb, Ayarzagüena, Rada, and Vilà, 2009, Zootaxa, 2100: 55, regarded this species as incertae sedis within Centroleninae. See Barrio-Amorós, Rojas-Runjaic, and Señaris, 2019, Amph. Rept. Conserv., 13 (1: e180): 21, for comments on range, taxonomy, and literature. Señaris and Rojas-Runjaic, 2020, in Rull and Carnaval (eds.), Neotrop. Divers. Patterns Process.: 571–632, commented on range and conservation status in the Venezuelan Guayana. 

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