Nymphargus armatus (Lynch and Ruiz-Carranza, 1996)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Centrolenidae > Subfamily: Centroleninae > Genus: Nymphargus > Species: Nymphargus armatus

Cochranella armata Lynch and Ruiz-Carranza, 1996, Herpetologica, 52: 526. Holotype: ICN 25000, by original designation. Type locality: "near Boquerón, the high point on a road leading NW from El Cairo to the Chocó, Vereda La Amarillas, Município El Cairo, Departamento de Valle del Cauca, Colombia, 2160 m".

Nymphargus armatusCisneros-Heredia and McDiarmid, 2007, Zootaxa, 1572: 34.

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the immediate vicinity of the type locality (Município El Cairo, Departamento de Valle del Cauca, Colombia), 2160 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


Most similar to Cochranella griffithsi and Cochranella balionota according to the original publication. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 212.

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