Nymphargus rosada (Ruiz-Carranza and Lynch, 1997)

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

Cochranella rosada Ruiz-Carranza and Lynch, 1997, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 21: 545. Holotype: ICN 34761, by original designation. Type locality: "COLOMBIA, Departamento de Caldas, municipio de Samaná, Km. 5.8 y vecindario hacia Samaná de la carretera Samaná a La Cristalina, 1430-1500 m."

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

English Names

None noted.


On the eastern slope of the Cordillera Central of Colombia in the Departments of Caldas (municipalities of Pensilvania and Samaná), Tolima (municipalities of Ortega and Falan), and Antioquia (municipalities of Anorí and Santo Domingo), 1100–2450 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


In the Cochranella ocellata group according to the original publication. Galeano and Urbina, 2004, Herpetol. Rev., 35: 280, provided the record for Antioquia, Colombia. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 216. See detailed account by Rada, Ospina-Sarria, and Guayasamin, 2017, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 12: 146–146. Patiño-Ocampo, Montoya-Marín, Correa-Medina, Jiménez-Vargas, and Duarte-Marín, 2022, Catal. Anf. Rept. Colombia, Medellín, 8: 62–68, provided a review, including a photograph, morphology, natural history, and distribution map. Duarte-Marín, Rada, Rivera-Correa, Caorsi, Barona-Cortés, González-Durán, and Vargas-Salinas, 2023, Bioacoustics, 32: 143–180, reported on the advertisement call. 

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