27 agosto 2007

Centrolene durrellorum sp. nov.

A new species of glassfrog of the genus Centrolene from the foothills of Cordillera Oriental of Ecuador (Anura: Centrolenidae)

Abstract.--A new species of frog of the family Centrolenidae is described from Ecuador, Centrolene durrellorum sp. nov. This new taxon is the first species of the genus Centrolene known to inhabit the central and southern foothills of the Cordillera Oriental of Ecuador. The new species is diagnosed from other centrolenid taxa by its moderate body size (25.7–26.1 mm adult males), uniform coloration (green in life, pale lavender in preservative), rounded snout in dorsal and lateral views, presence of medium-sized straight humeral spines with a moderate spiny point in adult males and absence of guanophores on the visceral peritonea.

Cita / Citation: Cisneros-Heredia, D. F. 2007. A new species of glassfrog of the genus Centrolene
from the foothills of Cordillera Oriental of Ecuador. Herpetozoa 20 (1/2)
: 27-34.

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