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Nymphargus megacheirus (Cochranella megacheira)

Synonyms: Centrolenella megacheira; Cochranella megacheira

Wikipedia Abstract

Nymphargus megacheirus is a species of frog in the Centrolenidae family, formerly placed in Cochranella.It is found in Colombia and Ecuador.Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and rivers.It is threatened by habitat loss.
View Wikipedia Record: Nymphargus megacheirus

Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Nymphargus megacheirus

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 4.49
EDGE Score: 3.78


Litters / Year [1]  1
Snout to Vent Length [1]  1.291 inches (3.28 cm)


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Eastern Cordillera real montane forests Ecuador, Colombia, Peru Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Antisana Ecological Reserve 296526 Napo, Ecuador  
Cayambe-Coca Ecological Reserve VI 921676 Ecuador  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Tropical Andes Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela Yes

Range Map

External References


Attributes / relations provided by
1Oliveira, Brunno Freire; São-Pedro, Vinícius Avelar; Santos-Barrera, Georgina; Penone, Caterina; C. Costa, Gabriel. (2017) AmphiBIO, a global database for amphibian ecological traits. Sci. Data.
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 Wildfinder Database
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0