"Cochranella" geijskesi (Goin, 1966)

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

Centrolenella geijskesi Goin, 1966, Stud. Fauna Suriname and other Guyanas, 8: 77. Holotype: RMNH 11041, by original designation. Type locality: "at about 200 meters altitude on the south slope of the Wilhelmina Mountains, District Nickerie, Suriname".

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

"Cochranella" geijskesiGuayasamin, Castroviejo-Fisher, Trueb, Ayarzagüena, Rada, and Vilà, 2009, Zootaxa, 2100: 56.

English Names

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


Known from central Suriname, from the type locality (Wilhelmina Mountains) and from Raleighvalley the Sipaliwini Nature Reserve, and Mitaraka Massif in southern Suriname; presumably in adjacent Amapá, Brazil. 


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: 56, regarded this species as incertae sedis within Centroleninae. See account for Suriname population by Ouboter and Jairam, 2012, Amph. Suriname: 74-75. Fouquet, Vacher, Kadosoe, Jairam, and Ouboter, 2015, Herpetol. Notes, 8: 63–68, reported the species from the Sipaliwini Nature Reserve, southern Suriname. Fouquet, Vidal, and Dewynter, 2019, Zoosystema, 41: 359-374, reported the species from the Mitaraka Massif in southwestern French Guiana, on the border with Amapá, Brazil. 

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