Epipedobates narinensis Mueses-Cisneros, Cepeda-Quilindo, and Moreno-Quintero, 2008

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Dendrobatoidea > Family: Dendrobatidae > Subfamily: Colostethinae > Genus: Epipedobates > Species: Epipedobates narinensis

Epipedobates narinensis Mueses-Cisneros, Cepeda-Quilindo, and Moreno-Quintero, 2008, Pap. Avulsos Zool., São Paulo, 48: 2. Holotype: ICN 53344, by original designation. Type locality: "COLOMBIA, Nariño, Municipio de Barbacoas, corregimiento de El Diviso, vereda El Berlín, Reserva Natural Biotopo Selva Húmeda, alrededores de la Cabaña, 01°24′40.5″N, 78°17′06.4″W, 600 m."

English Names

None noted.


Southeastern state of Nariño. Colombia.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


Confused with Epipedobates boulengeri prior to its naming, according to the original publication. Anganoy-Criollo and Cepeda-Quilindo, 2017, Phyllomedusa, 16: 155–182, redescribed the larva. López-Hervas, Santos, Ron, Betancourth-Cundar, Cannatella, and Tarvin, 2024, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 195(108065): 1–24, reported on phylogenetic placement within Epipedobates and noted an allied, unnamed lineage in Valle del Cauca, western Colombia. 

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