Nymphargus spilotus (Ruiz-Carranza and Lynch, 1997)

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

Cochranella spilota Ruiz-Carranza and Lynch, 1997, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 21: 547. Holotype: ICN 35155, by original designation. Type locality: "Departamento de Caldas, municipio de Samaná, corregimiento Florencia, sitio 'Rancho Quemado', 1940 m.", Colombia.

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

English Names

None noted.


On the eastern slope of the Cordillera Central of Colombia in the Department of Caldas (municipality of Samaná), 1850-1940 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


In the Cochranella ocellata group according to the original publication. 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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