Sachatamia punctulata (Ruiz-Carranza and Lynch, 1995)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Centrolenidae > Subfamily: Centroleninae > Genus: Sachatamia > Species: Sachatamia punctulata

Cochranella punctulata Ruiz-Carranza and Lynch, 1995, Lozania, 62: 4. Holotype: ICN 15800, by original designation. Type locality: "Departamento de Antioquia, municipio de Cocorná, vereda y quebrada 'La Granja', Km 93, carretera Medellín--Bogotá, vertiente oriental de la Cordillera Central, 6° 3′ latitud N, 75° 11′ W de Greenwich, 900-930 m", Colombia.

Sachatamia punctulataGuayasamin, Castroviejo-Fisher, Trueb, Ayarzagüena, Rada, and Vilà, 2009, Zootaxa, 2100: 36.

English Names

None noted.


Eastern slope of the Cordillera Central of Colombia, in the departments of Antioquia, Caldas, and Tolima, at elevations of 360–1100 m.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


In the Cochranella spinosa group; most similar to Cochranella midas and Cochranella flavopunctata, according to the original publication. Gutiérrez-Cárdenas and Rivera-Correa, 2007, Herpetozoa, Wien, 20: 75-77, provided a new record for Antioquia, Colombia, and discussed its conservation status. 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: 215. See account, photograph, and dot map by Rojas-Morales, Castro-Gómez, and Ramírez-Castaño, 2014, Catal. Anf. Rept. Colombia, Medellín, 2(2): 30–36. Mendoza-Henao, Duarte-Marín, and Rada, 2021, Amph. Rept. Conserv., 15 (2: e286): 156–171, reported on the advertisement call. 

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