Rulyrana susatamai (Ruiz-Carranza and Lynch, 1995)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Centrolenidae > Subfamily: Centroleninae > Genus: Rulyrana > Species: Rulyrana susatamai

Cochranella susatamai Ruiz-Carranza and Lynch, 1995, Lozania, 62: 9. Holotype: ICN 18641, by original designation. Type locality: "Departamento del Tolima, municipio de Falan, finca 'El Capricho', por carretera 1 Km. antes de Falan, vertiente oriental Cordillera Central, 5° 3′ latitud N, 74° 58′ W de Greenwich, 900 m", Colombia.

Rulyrana susatamaiGuayasamin, Castroviejo-Fisher, Trueb, Ayarzagüena, Rada, and Vilà, 2009, Zootaxa, 2100: 34.

English Names

None noted.


Eastern slope of the Cordillera Central in Colombia, in the departments of Antioquia, Huila, Caldas, and Tolima, 900–1650 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


In the Cochranella spinosa group; most similar to Cochranella adiazeta, according to the original publication. Gutiérrez-Cárdenas, 2005, Herpetol. Rev., 36: 73, reported on a the distribution and a range extension into the northern part of the central Andes of Colombia. Rada and Guayasamin, 2008, Pap. Avulsos Zool., São Paulo, 48: 99, provided the record for Huila, 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: 217. Galindo, Viuche-Lozano, and Bernal-Bautista, 2020, Zootaxa, 4852: 586–589, reported on the advertisement cal. Mendoza-Henao, Duarte-Marín, and Rada, 2021, Amph. Rept. Conserv., 15 (2: e286): 156–171, reported on the advertisement call.  

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