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"Centrolene" azulae (Flores and McDiarmid, 1989)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Centrolenidae > Subfamily: Centroleninae > Species: "Centrolene" azulae

Centrolenella azulae Flores and McDiarmid, 1989, Herpetologica, 45: 402. Holotype: USNM 195988, by original designation. Type locality: "near Km. 184, about 3.3 km (by Tingo María--Pucallpa Rd.) west Fdo (= Funda, a local word for rural property or farm) Nuevo Mundo, Cordillera Azula, Provincia Leoncio Prado, Departamento Huánuco, Perú".

Cochranella azulaeRuiz-Carranza and Lynch, 1991, Lozania, 57: 21.

Centrolene azulaeDuellman and Schulte, 1993, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 155: 1-33.

"Centrolene" azulaeGuayasamin, Castroviejo-Fisher, Trueb, Ayarzagüena, Rada, and Vilà, 2009, Zootaxa, 2100: 54.

English Names

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

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (Funda Nuevo Mundo) in cloud forest in the Cordillera Azuul in Huánuco, Peru, ca. 1500 m elevation.

Comment

Considered to be members of the Cochranella ocellata group by Ruiz-Carranza and Lynch, 1991, Lozania, 57: 1-30, but this was rejected by Duellman and Schulte, 1993, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 155: 1-33, who transferred this species to Centrolene. In the Centrolene mariae group of Flores and McDiarmid, 1989, Herpetologica, 45: 401-411. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 208. Guayasamin, Castroviejo-Fisher, Trueb, Ayarzagüena, Rada, and Vilà, 2009, Zootaxa, 2100: 54, considered this species incertae sedis within Centroleninae.

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