Nymphargus truebae (Duellman, 1976)

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

Centrolenella truebae Duellman, 1976, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 52: 6. Holotype: KU 162268, by original designation. Type locality: "Río Cosñipata, 4 kilometers southwest of Santa Isabel, Departamento Cuzco, Perú, 1700m".

Cochranella truebaeRuiz-Carranza and Lynch, 1991, Lozania, 57: 23.

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

English Names

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


Known only from several localities in the Departamento Cuzco, 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. Torres-Gastello, Suárez-Segovia, and Cisneros-Heredia, 2007, J. Natl. Mus. Prague, Nat. Hist. Ser., 176: 10, provided localities beyond the type locality in Peru.

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