Rulyrana mcdiarmidi (Cisneros-Heredia, Venegas, Rada, and Schulte, 2008)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Centrolenidae > Subfamily: Centroleninae > Genus: Rulyrana > Species: Rulyrana mcdiarmidi

Cochranella mcdiarmidi Cisneros-Heredia, Venegas, Rada, and Schulte, 2008, Herpetologica, 64: 342. Holotype: DFCH-USFQ D132, by original designation. Type locality: "along a small rivulet tributary of the Jambue River, ca. 6 km S from Zamora (ca. 04° 03′S, 78° 56′W, 1150 m), on the western slope of Contrafuerte de Tzunantza, Cordillera Oriental, eastern slopes of the Andes, Provincia de Zamora-Chinchipe, República del Ecuador".

Rulyrana mcdiarmidiGuayasamin, Castroviejo-Fisher, Trueb, Ayarzagüena, Rada, and Vilà, 2009, Zootaxa, 2100: 34.

English Names

None noted.


Widely distributed in the Utcubamba and central Marañón drainages in Amazonas, Peru, and eastern foothills of southern Ecuador at elevations between 682–1811 m. 


New records, a discussion of the possible conspecific relationship with Rulyrana saxiscandens, and additional life history data were provided by Twomey, Delia, and Castroviejo-Fisher, 2014, Zootaxa, 3851: 48–49. 

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