Nymphargus phenax (Cannatella and Duellman, 1982)

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

Centrolenella phenax Cannatella and Duellman, 1982, Herpetologica, 38: 382. Holotype: KU 162263, by original designation. Type locality: "Tutumbaro, Río Piene, 1840 m, Departmento Ayacucho, Peru (73° 55′ W, 12° 42′ S)".

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

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

English Names

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


Known only from the type locality (Ayacucho, Peru).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


In the Cochranella ocellata group according to Ruiz-Carranza and Lynch, 1991, Lozania, 57: 1-30. De la Riva, Köhler, Lötters, and Reichle, 2000, Rev. Esp. Herpetol., 14: 58, and Köhler, 2000, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 48: 69, consider this species possibly to occur in Bolivia.

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