"Centrolene" medemi (Cochran and Goin, 1970)
Centrolenella medemi Cochran and Goin, 1970, Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 288: 511. Holotype: USNM 152277, by original designation. Type locality: "Puerto Asís, upper Río Putumayo, [Comisaria] Putumayo, Colombia".
Centrolene medemi — Ruiz-Carranza and Lynch, 1991, Lozania, 57: 20.
"Centrolene" medemi — Guayasamin, Castroviejo-Fisher, Trueb, Ayarzagüena, Rada, and Vilà, 2009, Zootaxa, 2100: 57.
Medem [sic] Giant Glass Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 46).
Colombia (eastern slope of the Eastern Andes in Caquetá and the western slope of the Eastern Andes in Tolima) and adjacent Ecuador (Napo Province).
In the Centrolene geckoideum group according to Ruiz-Carranza and Lynch, 1991, Lozania, 57: 1-30. Ruiz-Carranza, Ardila-Robayo, and Lynch, 1996, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 20: 370, rejected records from Amazonia. Suárez-Mayorga, 1999, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 23: 395-405, rediagnosed the species. Guayasamin, Cisneros-Heredia, Yánez-Muñoz, and Bustamante, 2006, Check List, 2(1): 70-75, discussed the range and provided new records for Ecuador. Cisneros-Heredia and McDiarmid, 2007, Zootaxa, 1572: 56, discussed the species in Ecuador and provided access to the relevant literature. Guayasamin, Castroviejo-Fisher, Trueb, Ayarzagüena, Rada, and Vilà, 2009, Zootaxa, 2100: 57, regarded this species as incertae sedis within Centroleninae.
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