Leucostethus bilsa Vigle, Coloma, Santos, Hernandez-Nieto, Ortega-Andrade, Paluh, and Read, 2020

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Dendrobatoidea > Family: Dendrobatidae > Subfamily: Colostethinae > Genus: Leucostethus > Species: Leucostethus bilsa

Leucostethus bilsa Vigle, Coloma, Santos, Hernandez-Nieto, Ortega-Andrade, Paluh, and Read, 2020, Zootaxa, 4896: 352. Holotype: CJ 8311, by original designation. Type locality: "primary forest at the Brown Trail (0.358389N, 79.708364 W; 478 m) in Reserva Biológica Bilsa (RBB), Quinindé, Provincia de Esmeraldas, Ecuador". http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:383BE990-AF74-461B-8449-F41CCCDC94CD

English Names

Bilsa White-chested Frog (original publication). 

Distribution

Known from the Reserva Biológica Bilsa, Provincia Esmeraldas, borderline between Esmeraldas and Manabí provinces, in the Chocoan region of Pacific northern coastal Ecuador, from elevations of between 426 and 515 m. 

Comment

The call, morphology, osteology, and molecular markers were discussed in the original publication. 

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