"Cochranella" riveroi (Ayarzagüena, 1992)

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

Centrolenella riveroi Ayarzagüena, 1992, Publ. Asoc. Amigos Doñana, 1: 27. Holotype: MBUCV 6190, by original designation. Type locality: "Cumbre cerro Aracamuni. Territorio Federal Amazonas. . . . 1.600 msnm", Venezuela.

Cochranella riveroiDuellman, 1993, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 21: 48.

"Cochranella" riveroiGuayasamin, Castroviejo-Fisher, Trueb, Ayarzagüena, Rada, and Vilà, 2009, Zootaxa, 2100: 58.

English Names

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

Distribution

Known only from the Cerro Aracamuni, Amazonas, Venezuela, ca. 1600 m elevation.

Comment

Placed in the Cochranella spinosa group by Savage, 2002, Amph. Rept. Costa Rica: 365. Señaris and Ayarzagüena, 2005, Rev. Taxonom. Fam. Centrolenidae de Venezuela: 141-146, provided a review of the morphology, natural history, and range of this species (as Cochranella reveroi).See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 216. Guayasamin, Castroviejo-Fisher, Trueb, Ayarzagüena, Rada, and Vilà, 2009, Zootaxa, 2100: 58, regarded this species as incertae sedis within Centroleninae. 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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