Hyalinobatrachium mondolfii Señaris and Ayarzagüena, 2001

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

Hyalinobatrachium mondolfii Señaris and Ayarzagüena, 2001, Rev. Biol. Tropical, 49: 1084. Holotype: MHNLS 12710, by original designation. Type locality: "Primer Raudal del Caño Acoima, afluente del Río Grande (8° 22′ N, 61° 32′ W), 15 msnm., estribaciones de la Serranía de Imataca, Estado Delta Amacuro, Venezuela".

English Names

None noted.


Two poorly delimited areas: (1) Leticia, Amazonas, and La Montanita, Caquetá, Colombia; Acre, Brazil; and the Department of Pando in northern Bolivia; and (2) Pará and Amapá, Brazil; Guyana, southern Surinam, and Caño Acoima and Caño Jotajana in the state of Delta Amacuro and along the Río Guarapiche in the state of Monagas, Venezuela; reported in Amazonian Peru at Las Piedras Amazon Center, Tambopata Province, Madre de Dios Department, 207 mm elevation. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela


In the Hyalinobatrachium fleischmanni group according to the original publication. Señaris and Ayarzagüena, 2005, Rev. Taxonom. Fam. Centrolenidae de Venezuela: 200-207, provided a review of the morphology, natural history, and range of this species. Castroviejo-Fisher, Moravec, Aparicio, Guerrero-Reinhard, and Calderón, 2011, Zootaxa, 2798: 64-68, verified a record for Departamento Pando, Bolivia, by molecular analysis and noted that it seems to be impossible to distinguish this species from Hyalinobatrachium munozorum and Hyalinobatrachium ruedai on the basis of morphological characteristics. Castroviejo-Fisher, Vilà, Ayarzagüena, Blanc, and Ernst, 2011, Zootaxa, 3132: 1-55, provided a detailed account. See Cole, Townsend, Reynolds, MacCulloch, and Lathrop, 2013, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 125: 383, for brief account and records for Guyana. Venâncio, Souza, and Kokubum, 2014, Check List, 10: 1184–1186 , provided a range extension to Acre, Brazil, and a spot distribution map.  Fouquet, Vacher, Kadosoe, Jairam, and Ouboter, 2015, Herpetol. Notes, 8: 63–68, reported the species from the Sipaliwini Nature Reserve, southern Surinam. Araujo de Oliveira, Hernández-Ruz, and Carvalho, 2015, Herpetol. Rev., 46: 377–378, provided a record for extreme northern Pará. See Barrio-Amorós, Rojas-Runjaic, and Señaris, 2019, Amph. Rept. Conserv., 13 (1: e180): 25, for comments on range and literature. Chávez, Pradel, and Catenazzi, 2019, Zootaxa, 4691: 543, reported the species from Peru. 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. Figueiredo, Tavares-Pinheiro, Pinheiro-Freitas, Dias-Souza, and Costa-Campos, 2020, Check List, 16: 1369–1374, reported the species from the municipality of Municipality of Serra do Navio, state of Amapá, Brazil. Díaz-Ricaurte and Guevara-Molina, 2022, Stud. Neotrop. Fauna Environ., 57: 51–65, provided a record from La Montañita, Caquetá, Colombia, 276 m elevation, and provided natural history notes. Taucce, Costa-Campos, Carvalho, and Michalski, 2022, Eur. J. Taxon., 836: 96–130, reported on distribution, literature, and conservation status for Amapá, Brazil. Lescure, Dewynter, Frétey, Ineich, Ohler, Vidal, and De Massary, 2022, Bull. Soc. Herpetol. France, 181(5): 1–7, confirmed the species in French Guiana.   

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