Hyalinobatrachium esmeralda Ruiz-Carranza and Lynch, 1998

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Centrolenidae > Subfamily: Hyalinobatrachinae > Genus: Hyalinobatrachium > Species: Hyalinobatrachium esmeralda

Hyalinobatrachium esmeralda Ruiz-Carranza and Lynch, 1998, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 22: 579. Holotype: ICN 9598, by original designation. Type locality: "[Colombia,] Departamento de Boyacá, municipio de Pajarito, Inspección Policía Corinto, finca 'El Descano', quebrada 'La Limonita', 1600-1650 m".

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the vicinity of the type locality (Municipality of Pajarito, Department of Boyacá, Colombia, 1600-1650 m elevation, on the western flank of the Cordillera Oriental, Colombia).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


In the Hyalinobatrachium fleischmanni group according to the original publication. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 218.

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