Espadarana callistomma (Guayasamin and Trueb, 2007)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Centrolenidae > Subfamily: Centroleninae > Genus: Espadarana > Species: Espadarana callistomma

Centrolene callistommum Guayasamin and Trueb, 2007, Zootaxa, 1447: 29. Holotype: QCAZ 25832, by original designation. Type locality: "stream affluent of Río Bogotá (1°05′13.8″N, 78°41′25.8″W, 83 m), nearby San Francisco de Bogotá, Provincia de Esmeraldas, Ecuador".

Espadarana callistommaGuayasamin, Castroviejo-Fisher, Trueb, Ayarzagüena, Rada, and Vilà, 2009, Zootaxa, 2100: 33.

English Names

Beautiful-eyes Glassfrog (Guayasamin, Cisneros-Heredia, McDiarmid, Peña, and Hutter, 2020, Diversity, 12 (222): 100). 


Evergreen lowland forest in the provinces of Esmeraldas and Carchi, Ecuador, and in the western Colombian lowlands in the departments of Valle de Cauca and Chocó.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia, Ecuador


Ospina-Sarria, Bolívar-García, and Méndez-Narváez, 2010, Check List, 6: 244-245, reported the species in western Colombia and discussed the range. Guayasamin, Cisneros-Heredia, McDiarmid, Peña, and Hutter, 2020, Diversity, 12 (222): 100–104, provided a detailed account, including adult morphology, advertisement call, relationships, natural history,  conservation status., and commented on the taxonomic uncertainties involving Espadarana prosoblepon.   

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