Centrolene pipilatum (Lynch and Duellman, 1973)

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

Centrolenella pipilata Lynch and Duellman, 1973, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 16: 46. Holotype: KU 143278, by original designation. Type locality: "a stream 16.5 km NNE of Santa Rosa, 1700 m on Quito--Lago Agrio road, Provincia Napo, Ecuador".

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

English Names

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

Distribution

Known only from a few localities on the northern Amazonian slopes of Andes in Napo Province, Ecuador, 1300-1740 m elevation.

Comment

In the Centrolene prosoblepon group, according to Ruiz-Carranza and Lynch, 1991, Lozania, 57: 1-30. Cisneros-Heredia and McDiarmid, 2007, Zootaxa, 1572: 58-59, discussed the species in Ecuador and noted the relevant literature. 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: 211.

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