Nymphargus lasgralarias Hutter and Guayasamin, 2012

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

Nymphargus lasgralarias Hutter and Guayasamin, 2012, Zootaxa, 3257: 5. Holotype: MZUTI 096, by original designation. Type locality: "'Five Frog Creek' (0° 01.870′ S, 78° 42.358′ W; 2150 m) at Reserva Las Gralarias, Pichincha province, Ecuador".

English Names

Las Gralarias Glassfrog (original publication).


Western slope of the Ecuadorian Andes in Pichincha and Cotopaxi provinces at elevations between 1850–2300 m; individuals that resemble N. lasgralarias, but are genetically different, are found in northern Ecuador. See comment. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Ecuador

Endemic: Ecuador


Most similar to Nymphargus griffithsi according to the original publication. Arteaga-Navarro, Bustamante, and Guayasamin, 2013, Amph. Rept. Mindo: 53–54, provided an account and dot map for Ecuador. Guayasamin, Cisneros-Heredia, McDiarmid, Peña, and Hutter, 2020, Diversity, 12 (222): 178–181, provided a detailed account, including adult morphology, advertisement call, relationships, natural history, and conservation status.

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