Nymphargus pluvialis (Cannatella and Duellman, 1982)

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

Centrolenella pluvialis Cannatella and Duellman, 1982, Herpetologica, 38: 380. Holotype: KU 173224, by original designation. Type locality: "Pistipata, Río Umasbamba (=Río Santa María), 12 km SE Huyro, 1820 m, Departamento Cuzco, Peru (72° 30′ W, 13° 03′ S)".

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

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

English Names

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


Known from area of the type locality (Departamento Cuzco, Peru), and humid montane forest of La Paz, Bolivia.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Bolivia, Peru


In the Cochranella ocellata group, according to Ruiz-Carranza and Lynch, 1991, Lozania, 57: 1-30.

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