Mannophryne cordilleriana La Marca, 1994

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Dendrobatoidea > Family: Aromobatidae > Subfamily: Aromobatinae > Genus: Mannophryne > Species: Mannophryne cordilleriana

Mannophryne cordilleriana La Marca, 1994, Publ. Asoc. Amigos Doñana, 4: 515. Holotype: ULABG 763, by original designation. Type locality: "Presa Hidráulica José Antonio Páez, 1600 m, near La Mutisús, on road Santo Domingo-Barinas, Estado Mérida, Venezuela".

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Restricted to the basins of the Santo Domingo and Calderas rivers in the eastern versant of the Cordillera de Mérida in the Venezuelan Andes, states of Mérida Barinas, Venezuela, 1300–1950 m elevation.

Comment

See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 232. Barrio-Amorós, Santos, and Molina, 2010, Phyllomedusa, 9: 3–35, reported on range, providing an extension to Calderas, Barinas, Venezuela. Rojas-Runjaic, Matta-Pereira, and La Marca, 2018, Zootaxa, 4461: 451–476, refined the range and distinguished this species from other members of Mannophryne.  

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