Cochranella megista
family: Centrolenidae
subfamily: Centroleninae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Near Threatened (NT)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Colombia


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from Antioquia, Risaralda, Valle del Cauca and Choco Departments, on the western flank of the western Andes in Colombia between 1,700 and 2,000m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs on vegetation away from streams in sub-Andean forests. Its breeding habits have not been observed, although it presumably breeds in streams.


It is a rare species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no major threats to this species at present.

Conservation Actions

Its range includes Parque Nacional de Las Orquídeas and Parque Nacional Natural Tatamá.

Red List Status

Near Threatened (NT)


Erik Wild, John Lynch 2004. Cochranella megistra. In: IUCN 2014


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