Mannophryne orellana Barrio-Amorós, Santos, and Molina, 2010

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Dendrobatoidea > Family: Aromobatidae > Subfamily: Aromobatinae > Genus: Mannophryne > Species: Mannophryne orellana

Mannophryne orellana Barrio-Amorós, Santos, and Molina, 2010, Phyllomedusa, 9: 5. Holotype: CVULA 7165, by original designation. Type locality: "from the Pregonero-La Trampa Road, Estado Táchira, Venezuela (08° 01′ N, 71° 43′ W), elevation".

English Names

Orellana's Collared Frog (original publication).


Southwestern edge of the Cordillera de Mérida in the Uribante Valley, and the northeastern side of the Cordillera Oriental de Colombia in Venezuela; possibly to be found in adjacent Norte de Santander, Colombia.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Venezuela

Endemic: Venezuela


Most similar to Mannophryne collaris according to the original publication, where it was also noted that the species name is a noun in apposition.. Rojas-Runjaic, Matta-Pereira, and La Marca, 2018, Zootaxa, 4461: 451–476, distinguished the species and discussed the range. See Barrio-Amorós, Rojas-Runjaic, and Señaris, 2019, Amph. Rept. Conserv., 13 (1: e180): 47–48, for comments on range and literature.

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