Centrolene bacatum Wild, 1994

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Centrolenidae > Subfamily: Centroleninae > Genus: Centrolene > Species: Centrolene bacatum

Centrolene bacatum Wild, 1994, J. Herpetol., 28: 301. Holotype: KU 202803, by original designation. Type locality: "11.2 km WSW Plan de Milagro (03°02′S, 78°35′W, 2350 m), Provincia Morona-Santiago, Ecuador".

English Names

None noted.


Known two localities on the eastern slope of the Cordillera Oriental in Provincia Morona-Santiago and Provincia Napo, Ecuador, and from 103 km southeast of Pasto in Provincia Putumayo, Colombia, all localities in cloud forest.


In the Centrolene prosoblepon group according to the original publication. See account by Guayasamin, Bustamante, Almeida-Reinoso, and Funk, 2006, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 147: 492-497. Mueses-Cisneros, 2005, Caldasia, 27: 232, provided a record for Putumayo, Colombia. Cisneros-Heredia and McDiarmid, 2007, Zootaxa, 1572: 48, summarized the relevant literature. See note by Guayasamin and Funk, 2009, Zootaxa, 2220: 41-66, on this species at the Yanayacu Biological Station, Napo, Ecuador.

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