Nymphargus laurae Cisneros-Heredia and McDiarmid, 2007

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

Nymphargus laurae Cisneros-Heredia and McDiarmid, 2007, Zootaxa, 1572: 37. Holotype: USNM 288453, by original designation. Type locality: "'Loreto, Upper Rio Napo' (= Loreto region, near the town of Loreto) (ca. 77º 20′ S, 00º 40′W, ca. 500 m elevation), lower slopes of the Sumaco Volcano, on the Cordillera Oriental, eastern slopes of the Andes, Provincia de Orellana, República del Ecuador".

English Names

Laura's Glassfrog (Guayasamin, Cisneros-Heredia, McDiarmid, Peña, and Hutter, 2020, Diversity, 12 (222): 181). 

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (near the town of Loreto, on the eastern slopes of the Cordillera Oriental, Province of Orellana, Ecuador, 500 m elevation).

Comment

 Guayasamin, Cisneros-Heredia, McDiarmid, Peña, and Hutter, 2020, Diversity, 12 (222): 182–183, provided a detailed account, including adult morphology, relationships, natural history, and conservation status, as well as comments on the possible status of the species. 

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