Centrolene hesperium (Cadle and McDiarmid, 1990)

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

Centrolenella hesperia Cadle and McDiarmid, 1990, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 103: 753. Holotype: FMNH 236200, by original designation. Type locality: "near the basecamp on trail between Monte Seco and Chorro Blanco, about 2.5 km (airline) NE of Monte Seco, Río Zaña, Department of Cajamarca, Peru, 1800 m."

Centrolene hesperiumRuiz-Carranza and Lynch, 1991, Lozania, 57: 20.

English Names

Basecamp Giant Glass Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 46).

Distribution

Forested slopes at elevations of 1500-1800 m elevation on the Pacific slope of the Cordillera Central in the department of Cajamarca in northern Peru.

Comment

In the Centrolene prosoblepon group, according to Ruiz-Carranza and Lynch, 1991, Lozania, 57: 1-30. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 209.

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