Cochranella

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Cochranella
Cochranella spinosa02.jpg
Mating Cochranella spinosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Amphibia
Subclass: Lissamphibia
Order: Anura
Suborder: Neobatrachia
Family: Centrolenidae
Subfamily: Centroleninae
Genus: Cochranella
Taylor, 1951
Species

About 55[verification needed], see text

Cochranella is a genus of glass frogs, characterized by lacking humeral spines in males, and having a lobed liver. About one-third of the species formerly placed in Cochranella were placed into the genus Nymphargus.[1]

Delimitation against Centrolene is not entirely resolved to satisfaction, and several species formerly in Hyalinobatrachium are now placed here.

Selected species[edit]

Though this list is reasonably complete[verification needed], new species are described on a continuous basis and may be missing.

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Cisneros-Heredia & McDiarmid (2007)

References[edit]

  • Cisneros-Heredia, D.F. & McDiarmid, R.W. (2007): Revision of the characters of Centrolenidae (Amphibia: Anura: Athesphatanura), with comments on its taxonomy and the description of new taxa of glassfrogs. Zootaxa 1572: 1-82. PDF fulltext