Ectopoglossus lacrimosus (Myers, 1991)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Dendrobatoidea > Family: Dendrobatidae > Subfamily: Hyloxalinae > Genus: Ectopoglossus > Species: Ectopoglossus lacrimosus

Colostethus lacrimosus Myers, 1991, Am. Mus. Novit., 3010: 8. Holotype: AMNH A-88828, by original designation. Type locality: "Quebrada Guanguí, about 0.5 km above its junction with Río Patia, 100-200 m eleva., in upper Río Saija drainage, Department of Cauca, Colombia. The type locality is roughly 2°50′ N, 77°25′ W".

Anomaloglossus lacrimosusGrant, Frost, Caldwell, Gagliardo, Haddad, Kok, Means, Noonan, Schargel, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 299: 158.

Ectopoglossus lacrimosus — Grant, Rada, Anganoy-Criollo, Batista, Dias, Jeckel, Machado, and Rueda-Almonacid, 2017, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 12 (Special Issue): 11. 

English Names

Lowland Rocket Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 48).


Lowland rainforest of the Río Atrato, Río San Juan, and Río Guanguí drainage of western (departments of Cauca, Chocó, and Valle del Cauca) Colombia, 100-640 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia

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