AMPHIBIANS

AMPHIBIANS

The reserve is also home to numerous species of amphibians which are often seen but usually move quickly away. Many of these species are rare and endangered. For example, the reserve has a rainfrog that is only known from Los Cedros, Pristimantis cedros and another that is only known from Los Cedros and one other locality, Pristimantis mutabilis.

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List of Amphibian Species at Los Cedros

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URL photo recordScientific NameCommon-EnglishCommon-SpanishEcuador Red listIUCN StatusEndemic?Range(m)Los Cedros RecordLast IUCN assessmentKBA trigger?Updated 31MAy2021at Manduriacu?
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/9951763Boana picturataImbabura Tree FrogRana ChachiNTLCno0 - 1400https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/995176316Apr2021m
Bolitoglossa chica (aff)Hotel Zaracay SalamanderSalamandra chicaCRCRno250-1650specimen QCAZ32300 https://bioweb.bio/portal/QCAZ/Especimen/1464713Jan2021KBA trigger
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/47183409Bolitoglossa sp. nov. CCS1, sima groupSalamandraNENEendemicHervas Sotomayor F. 2016. Cryptic diversity and biogeography of South American salamanders. MSc., Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador Quito, Ecuador.neverKBA trigger for B. sima, our new species is in that groupm
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/10040498Espadarana prosobleponNicaragua Giant Glass FrogRana de cristal variableLCLCno0 - 1500specimen: https://bioweb.bio/portal/QCAZ/Especimen/6057204Sept2019KBA triggerm
Hyalinobatrachium nounsNoun's glassfrogRana de Cristal de NounsEN (recommended)EN (recommended)endemicHolotype. MZUTI 3299,neverType from Los Cedrosm
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/10040119Hyalinobatrachium valerioiLa Palma glass frogRana de cristal reticulataENLCendemic1229-1420https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/1004011904Sept2019
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/10040165Hyloscirtus alytolylaxTandapi treefrogRana de torrente de TandapiNTLCno400 - 2000Guayasamin JM, Krynak T, Krynak K, Culebras J, Hutter CR. 2015. Phenotypic plasticity raises questions for taxonomically important traits: a remarkable new Andean rainfrog (Pristimantis) with the ability to change skin texture. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 173(4): 913-928.16Dec2020m
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/67069575Noblella worleyaeWorley's leaf frogDDNESpecimen https://bioweb.bio/portal/QCAZ/Especimen/13522neverm
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/55560213Osornophryne occidentalisWestern Andean Plump ToadOsornosapoENENendemic?2500-2750https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/5556021317Mar2021
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/9952427Pristimantis achatinusCachabi Robber FrogCutín común de occidenteLCLCno0 - 2330specimen: https://bioweb.bio/portal/QCAZ/Especimen/79461713Sept2017m
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/38102000Pristimantis appendiculatusPinocchio RainfrogCutín PinochoNTVUno1460 - 2800specimen https://bioweb.bio/portal/QCAZ/Especimen/529516Apr2021KBA triggerm
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/38101987Pristimantis cedrosLos Cedros RainfrogCutín de Los CedrosENENendemic1583 - 1880Hutter CR, Guayasamin JM. 2015. Cryptic diversity concealed in the Andean cloud forests: two new species of rainfrogs (Pristimantis) uncovered by molecular and bioacoustic data. Neotropical Biodiversity 1(1): 36-59.18July2016Type from Los Cedros; IUCN status to be updated to EN in Dec 2020m
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/9734618Pristimantis crenunguisSpring rainfrogCutín giganteENVUendemic600 - 2000Hutter CR, Guayasamin JM. 2015. Cryptic diversity concealed in the Andean cloud forests: two new species of rainfrogs (Pristimantis) uncovered by molecular and bioacoustic data. Neotropical Biodiversity 1(1): 36-59.16Jun2021KBA triggerm
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/10040361Pristimantis cruciferBlue-thighed rainfrogCutín del PorvenirVUNTendemic1200 - 1800Specimen: https://bioweb.bio/portal/QCAZ/Especimen/535085May2021KBA triggerm
Pristimantis eugeniaeEugenia's rainfrogCutín de EugeniaENENendemic1700 - 2010https://bioweb.bio/faunaweb/amphibiaweb/FichaEspecie/Pristimantis%20eugeniae5Oct2020KBA triggerm
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/47558105Pristimantis hectusDwarf Robber FrogCutín pequeño de NariñoENVUno1200-1780https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/475581054Oct2018KBA trigger
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/10040325Pristimantis labiosusLabiated RainfrogCutín trompudoNTLCno150 - 1500https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/100403257Apr2021KBA triggerm
Pristimantis laticlaviusBacon rainfrogCutín de franjas amarillasVUVUno1200–2565Arteaga A, Pyron RA, Penafiel N, Romero-Barreto P, Culebras J, Bustamante L, Yanez-Munoz MH, Guayasamin JM. 2016. Comparative phylogeography reveals cryptic diversity and repeated patterns of cladogenesis for amphibians and reptiles in northwestern Ecuador. Plos One 11(4). and specimen: https://bioweb.bio/faunaweb/amphibiaweb/QCAZ/Especimen/208414Oct2018KBA triggerm
Pristimantis latidiscusCutín del ChocóLCLCno0 - 1230Specimen: https://bioweb.bio/portal/QCAZ/Especimen/2084314Apr2021KBA triggerm
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/10037982Pristimantis luteolateralisYellow-groined rainfrogCutín de TandapiNTNTendemic1140 - 1960Hutter CR, Guayasamin JM. 2015. Cryptic diversity concealed in the Andean cloud forests: two new species of rainfrogs (Pristimantis) uncovered by molecular and bioacoustic data. Neotropical Biodiversity 1(1): 36-59.13Jan2021KBA triggerm
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/47914754Pristimantis mindoCutín de MindoENENendemic1243 - 1790Arteaga A, Yánez-Muñoz M, Guayasamin JM 2013. A new frog of the Pristimantis lacrimosus group (Anura: Craugastoridae) from the montane forests of northwestern Ecuador. In: Arteaga A, Yánez-Muñoz M, Guayasamin JM eds. The amphibians and reptiles of Mindo life in the cloudforest. Quito: Universidad Tecnológica Indoamérica, 198-210.
; Hutter CR, Guayasamin JM. 2015. Cryptic diversity concealed in the Andean cloud forests: two new species of rainfrogs (Pristimantis) uncovered by molecular and bioacoustic data. Neotropical Biodiversity 1(1): 36-59.
14Apr2021m
Pristimantis muricatusCutín del río FaisanesRio Faisanes Robber FrogVUVUendemic220 -1380specimen https://bioweb.bio/portal/QCAZ/Especimen/5349612May2021KBA triggerm
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/10040393Pristimantis mutabilisMutable RainfrogCutín MutableENENendemic1850 -2063Guayasamin JM, Rivera-Correa M, Arteaga A, Culebras J, Bustamante L, Pyron RA, Peñafiel N, Morochz C, Hutter CR. 2015. Molecular phylogeny of stream treefrogs (Hylidae: Hyloscirtus bogotensis Group), with a new species from the Andes of Ecuador. Neotropical Biodiversity 1(1): 2-21.20Aug2015Type from Los Cedrosm
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/38102026Pristimantis parvillusMinute RainfrogCutín de PichinchaENENno20 - 2000Hutter CR, Guayasamin JM. 2015. Cryptic diversity concealed in the Andean cloud forests: two new species of rainfrogs (Pristimantis) uncovered by molecular and bioacoustic data. Neotropical Biodiversity 1(1): 36-59.14Apr2021m
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/10040434Pristimantis pteridophilusFern-loving rainfrogCutín amahelechosENENendemic1500-2710https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/1004043430Apr2004KBA triggerm
Pristimantis sp. nov.NENESpecimen: https://bioweb.bio/portal/QCAZ/Especimen/794621never
Pristimantis verecundusZacualtipan Robber FrogCutín de ZacualtipanVUNTno900 - 2020Specimen QCAZA31245, https://bioweb.bio/faunaweb/amphibiaweb/QCAZ/Especimen/1360218July2016KBA triggerm
Sachatamia orejuelaRana de cristal de OrejuelaENLCno50 - 1250http://zoologia.puce.edu.ec/gallery/main.php?g2_itemId=9803003July2018KBA triggerm