Cochranella ocellifera
family: Centrolenidae
subfamily: Centroleninae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Ecuador


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species has been confirmed from two widely separated localities on the Pacific slopes of the Andes: at Tandapey, Pichincha Province, and also at Paramba, Imbabura Province, Ecuador, at 780-1,460m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives in premontane and montane forest and cloud forest, where it has been found 10m up in trees.


It has not been seen since 1973, despite repeated visits to one of the sites (Tandapey). It has not been found at Paramba since it was originally discovered.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Habitat destruction and degradation primarily from the rearing of livestock, and logging, are threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

It is not known to occur in any protected areas.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)

Taxonomic Notes

Synonym of Centrolene prosoblepon (synonymy by Cisneros-Heredia and Yánez-Muñoz, 2007)..


Luis A. Coloma, Santiago Ron, Diego Cisneros-Heredia 2004. Centrolene ocellifera. In: IUCN 2014


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