Nymphargus nephelophila (Ruiz-Carranza and Lynch, 1991)

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

Cochranella nephelophila Ruiz-Carranza and Lynch, 1991, Lozania, 60: 10. Holotype: ICN 24297, by original designation. Type locality: "Departamento del Caquetá, municipio de Florencia, vereda Gabinete, 3.1 km abajo de la cresta del Alto Gabinete, vertiente oriental Cordilla Oriental de Colombia, 1° 53′ latitud N, 75° 41′ W de Greenwich, 2190 m.", Colombia.

Nymphargus nephelophilaCisneros-Heredia and McDiarmid, 2007, Zootaxa, 1572: 35.

English Names

Florencia Cochran Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 47).


Eastern versant of the Eastern Andes, 1660-2190 m, between Florencia and the Alto Gabinete, Caquetá, Colombia.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


In the Cochranella ocellata group according to the original publication. Placed in the Cochranella spinosa group by Savage, 2002, Amph. Rept. Costa Rica: 365.

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