Nymphargus truebae (Duellman, 1976)

Trueb's Cochran frog



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Centrolenella truebae Duellman, 1976; Cochranella truebae (Duellman, 1976)


Conservation Status


Last record: 2005

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Duellman, W.E. 1976. Centrolenid frogs from Peru. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Natural History of the University of Kansas 52: 1-11.


Other references:

Cannatella, D.C. and Duellman, W.E. 1982. Two new species of Centrolenella, with a brief review of the genus in Peru and Bolivia. Herpetologica 38: 380-388.

Catenazzi, A., Lehr, E. and von May R. 2014. The amphibians and reptiles of Manu National Park and its buffer zone, Amazon basin and eastern slopes of the Andes, Peru. Biota Neotropica 13(4): 269-283.

Catenazzi, A., Lehr, E. and Vredenburg, V. 2014. Thermal physiology, disease and amphibian declines in the eastern slopes of the Andes. Conservation Biology 28: 509-517.

Catenazzi, A., Lehr, E., Rodriguez, L.O. and Vredenburg, V.T. 2011. Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis and the collapse of anuran species richness and abundance in the Upper Manu National Park, southeastern Peru. Conservation Biology 25(2): 382-391.

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. 2017. Nymphargus truebae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T54999A60338909. Downloaded on 14 December 2017.

Rodríguez, L.O., Cordova, J.H. and Icochea, J. 1993. Lista preliminar de los anfibios del Peru. Publicaciones del Museo de Historia Natural U.N.M.S.M. 45: 1-22.

Ruiz-Carranza, P.M. and Lynch, J.D. 1991. Ranas Centrolenidae de Colombia I. Propuesta de una nueva clasificación genérica. Lozania (Acta Zoológica colombiana) 57: 1-30.

Seimon, T., Hoernig, G., Sowell, P., Halloy, S. and Seimon, A. 2005. Identification of chytridiomycosis in Telmatobius marmoratus at 4450 m in the Cordillera Vilcanota of southern Peru. Asociación Herpetológica Española, Monografías de Herpetología, Valencia.


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