Nymphargus cariticommatus (Wild, 1994)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Centrolenidae > Subfamily: Centroleninae > Genus: Nymphargus > Species: Nymphargus cariticommatus

Cochranella cariticommata Wild, 1994, J. Herpetol., 28: 304. Holotype: KU 202806, by original designation. Type locality: "11.2 km WSW Plan de Milagro (03°02′S, 78°35′W, 2350 m), Provincia Morona-Santiago, Ecuador".

Nymphargus cariticommatusCisneros-Heredia and McDiarmid, 2007, Zootaxa, 1572: 34.

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Montane cloud forest on the southern Amazonian slope of the Cordillera Oriental in the provinces of Morona-Santiago and Zamora-Chinchipe, Ecuador, 2350-2500 m elevation.

Comment

In the Cochranella ocellata group according to the original publication. Cisneros-Heredia and McDiarmid, 2007, Zootaxa, 1572: 50-51, summarized the relevant literature. Cisneros-Heredia and Yánez-Muñoz, 2007, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 2: 3, considered this species to be in (their nomenclature) the Cochranella griffithsi clade, along with Nymphargus buenaventura, Nymphargus griffithsi, and Nymphargus wileyi.

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