Teratohyla midas (Lynch and Duellman, 1973)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Centrolenidae > Subfamily: Centroleninae > Genus: Teratohyla > Species: Teratohyla midas

Centrolenella midas Lynch and Duellman, 1973, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 16: 38. Holotype: KU 123219, by original designation. Type locality: "Santa Cecilia, 340 m, Provincia Napo, Ecuador".

Cochranella midasRuiz-Carranza and Lynch, 1991, Lozania, 57: 22.

Teratohyla midasGuayasamin, Castroviejo-Fisher, Trueb, Ayarzagüena, Rada, and Vilà, 2009, Zootaxa, 2100: 37.

English Names

Santa Cecilia Cochran Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 47).


Amazon Basin in northeastern Ecuador, eastern Peru, southern Colombia, and in Brazil in western Rondônia, Amazonas, Amapá, western Acre, and Rondônia), Brazil; French Guiana and another in extreme western Maranhão, Brazil; presumably to be found in northern Amazonian Bolivia. 


In the Cochranella ocellata group according to Ruiz-Carranza and Lynch, 1991, Lozania, 57: 1–30. Placed in the Cochranella spinosa group by Savage, 2002, Amph. Rept. Costa Rica: 365. Cisneros-Heredia and McDiarmid, 2005, Check List, 1(1): 20, provided discussed the range and provided new Ecuadorian localities. Cisneros-Heredia and McDiarmid, 2007, Zootaxa, 1572: 56, discussed the species in Ecuador and noted the relevant literature. Kok and Castroviejo-Fisher, 2008, Zootaxa, 1680: 25–53, provided records for French Guiana formerly misidentified as Cochranella oyampiensis. Melo-Sampaio and Oliveira, 2013, Herpetol. Rev., 44:104, provided a record from the Porto Velho district of Rondônia, western Brazil. Pontes and Mattedi, 2013, Check List, 9: 1590–1591, provided a record for Maranhão, Brazil, and provided a range map. Twomey, Delia, and Castroviejo-Fisher, 2014, Zootaxa, 3851: 55, provided additional call information.  Melo-Sampaio and Souza, 2015, Check List, 11 (Art. 1681): 1–6, provided a records from Parque Nacional da Serra do Divisor, Acre, Brazil, and briefly discussed the range. Araújo, Pansonato, Oliveira, Morais, Carvalho, and Ávila, 2018, Check List, 14: 303-308, reported on advertisement call and provided new records from Brazil.   

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