Nymphargus luteopunctatus (Ruiz-Carranza and Lynch, 1996)

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

Cochranella luteopunctata Ruiz-Carranza and Lynch, 1996, Lozania, 68: 3. Holotype: ICN 20747, by original designation. Type locality: "Departamento de Cauca, municipio de El Tambo, vereda La Playa, finca 'La Playa—La Primavera' vertiente occidental de la Cordillera Occidental, 2° 26.76′ Latitud N, 77° 32.43′ W de Greenwich, 1200 a 1500 m."

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

English Names

None noted.


Western slope of the Western Andes in Cauca, Colombia, 1200-1500 m elevation; possibly to be found in adjacent Ecuador.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


Not assigned to species group in the original publication. Cisneros-Heredia and McDiarmid, 2007, Zootaxa, 1572: 52, noted that this species may occur in Ecuador.

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