Hyalinobatrachium mesai Barrio-Amorós and Brewer-Carias, 2008

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

Hyalinobatrachium mesai Barrio-Amorós and Brewer-Carias, 2008, Zootaxa, 1942: 18. Holotype: EBRG 4644, by original designation. Type locality: "from Locality VI on the southern slope of Sarisariñama-tepui, Estado Bolívar, Venezuela (4º 25′ N, 64º 7′ W), elevation 420 m".

English Names

Sarisariñama Glass Frog (original publication).


Known only from the type locality (southern slope of Sarisariñama-tepui, Estado Bolívar, Venezuela, 420 m elevation).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Venezuela

Endemic: Venezuela


See comment under Hyalinobatrachium iaspidiense. Yánez-Muñoz, Pérez-Peña, and Cisneros-Heredia, 2009, Herpetol. Notes, 2: 50, discussed the possibility of this and Hyalinobatrachium iaspidiense being conspecific and retained them as distinct. Castroviejo-Fisher, Vilà, Ayarzagüena, Blanc, and Ernst, 2011, Zootaxa, 3132: 1-55, provided a detailed account and revised diagnosis. See Barrio-Amorós, Rojas-Runjaic, and Señaris, 2019, Amph. Rept. Conserv., 13 (1: e180): 25, for comments on range, taxonomy, and literature. Señaris and Rojas-Runjaic, 2020, in Rull and Carnaval (eds.), Neotrop. Divers. Patterns Process.: 571–632, commented on range and conservation status in the Venezuelan Guayana.

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