Hyalinobatrachium orocostale (Rivero, 1968)

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

Centrolenella orocostalis Rivero, 1968, Mem. Soc. Cienc. Nat. La Salle, 28: 305. Holotype: MCZ 47501, by original designation. Type locality: "Cerro Platillón (Hacienda Picachitos), Cordillera del Interior, 1200 m., Estado Guárico, Venezuela".

Hyalinobatrachium orocostaleCastroviejo-Fisher, Señaris, Ayarzagüena, and Vilà, 2009 "2008", Herpetologica, 64: 472-.

English Names

None noted.


Humid montane forests of the Cordillera del Interior in the Cordillera de la Costa, Venezuela.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Venezuela

Endemic: Venezuela


Removed from the synonymy of Hyalinobatrachium orientalis by Castroviejo-Fisher, Señaris, Ayarzagüena, and Vilà, 2009 "2008", Herpetologica, 64: 472-484 (where it had been placed by Cannatella and Lamar, 1986, J. Herpetol., 20: 311), and who note a related, but unnamed species from the Cordillera del Litoral. See Barrio-Amorós, Rojas-Runjaic, and Señaris, 2019, Amph. Rept. Conserv., 13 (1: e180): 27–28, for comments on range, taxonomy, and literature. 

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