Nymphargus ocellatus (Boulenger, 1918)

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

Hylella ocellata Boulenger, 1918, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 9, 2: 433. Holotype: BMNH 1912.11.1.19, according to Duellman, 1977, Das Tierreich, 95: 192. Type locality: "Huancabamba, [Departamento Pasco,] E. Peru, above 3000 feet"; reregistered as 1947.2.22.56 according to museum records.

Cochranella ocellataTaylor and Cochran, 1953, Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull., 35: 1628.

Cochranella ocellataRuiz-Carranza and Lynch, 1991, Lozania, 57: 22.

Nymphargus ocellatusGuayasamin, Castroviejo-Fisher, Trueb, Ayarzagüena, Rada, and Vilà, 2009, Zootaxa, 2100: 28.

English Names

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


Amazonian slopes of Andes in central and southern Peru.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 613.

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