"Cochranella" euhystrix (Cadle and McDiarmid, 1990)

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

Centrolenella euhystrix Cadle and McDiarmid, 1990, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 103: 748. Holotype: FMNH 232510, by original designation. Type locality: "the ridge above basecamp (near Chorro Blanco, about 4-4.5 km (airline) NE of Monte Seco, Río Zaña, Department of Cajamarca, Peru, 2610 m."

Cochranella euhystrixRuiz-Carranza and Lynch, 1991, Lozania, 57: 22.

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

English Names

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


Vicinity of the type locality, Departamento Cajamarca, Peru.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


In the Cochranella ocellata group, according to Ruiz-Carranza and Lynch, 1991, Lozania, 57: 1-30. Placed in the Cochranella spinosa group by Savage, 2002, Amph. Rept. Costa Rica: 365. Guayasamin, Castroviejo-Fisher, Trueb, Ayarzagüena, Rada, and Vilà, 2009, Zootaxa, 2100: 55, regarded this species as incertae sedis within Centroleninae.

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