Hyalinobatrachium munozorum (Lynch and Duellman, 1973)

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

Centrolenella munozorum Lynch and Duellman, 1973, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 16: 40. Holotype: KU 118054, by original designation. Type locality: "Santa Cecilia, 340 m, Provincia Napo, Ecuador".

Hyalinobatrachium munozorumRuiz-Carranza and Lynch, 1991, Lozania, 57: 24.

Hyalinobatrachium ruedai Ruiz-Carranza and Lynch, 1998, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 22: 583. Holotype: ICN 40409, by original designation. Type locality: "[Colombia,] Departamento de Caquetá, municipio de Miraflores, Parque Nacional Natural de Chiribiquete, campamento base, 530 m". Synonymy by Guayasamin, Cisneros-Heredia, McDiarmid, Peña, and Hutter, 2020, Diversity, 12 (222): 128. 

English Names

Upper Amazon Glass Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 47).

Munoz's Glassfrog (Guayasamin, Cisneros-Heredia, McDiarmid, Peña, and Hutter, 2020, Diversity, 12 (222): 128). 


Upper Amazon Basin in Ecuador, Colombia, Peru, Brazil (Acre), and the Departamento Pando in northern Bolivia.


Records from Colombia prior to 1985 are in error according to Duellman and Cannatella, 1985, in Frost (ed.), Amph. Species World: 82), although subsequently reported from the Villavicencio region of Colombia by Lynch, 2006, Caldasia, 28: 138. In the Hyalinobatrachium fleischmanni group, according to Ruiz-Carranza and Lynch, 1991, Lozania, 57: 1–30. Duellman, 1978, Misc. Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 65: 184–1185, provided a brief account including characterization of call and tadpole. Cisneros-Heredia and McDiarmid, 2005, Check List, 1(1): 20–21, provided discussed the range and provided new Ecuadorian localities. Cisneros-Heredia and McDiarmid, 2007 "2006", Herpetotropicos, Mérida, 3: 21–28, provided a map for Ecuador. Cisneros-Heredia and McDiarmid, 2007, Zootaxa, 1572: 56, discussed the species in Ecuador and noted the relevant literature. Castroviejo-Fisher, Padial, Chaparro, Aguayo-Vedia, and De la Riva, 2009, Zootaxa, 2143: 24–44, assigned Peruvian records to Hyalinobatrachium carlesvilai. Castroviejo-Fisher, Moravec, Aparicio, Guerrero-Reinhard, and Calderón, 2011, Zootaxa, 2798: 64–68, verified a record for Departamento Pando, Bolivia, by molecular analysis. Bernarde, Machado, and Turci, 2011, Biota Neotrop., 11: 117–144, reported specimens from Reserva Extrativista Riozinho da Liberdade, Acre, Brazil. Guayasamin, Cisneros-Heredia, McDiarmid, Peña, and Hutter, 2020, Diversity, 12 (222): 128–131, provided a detailed account, including adult morphology, advertisement call, relationships, natural history, and conservation status.

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