Centrolene

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CentroleneCentrolene_header_cell_0_0_0
Scientific classification CentroleneCentrolene_header_cell_0_1_0
Kingdom:Centrolene_cell_0_2_0 AnimaliaCentrolene_cell_0_2_1
Phylum:Centrolene_cell_0_3_0 ChordataCentrolene_cell_0_3_1
Class:Centrolene_cell_0_4_0 AmphibiaCentrolene_cell_0_4_1
Order:Centrolene_cell_0_5_0 AnuraCentrolene_cell_0_5_1
Family:Centrolene_cell_0_6_0 CentrolenidaeCentrolene_cell_0_6_1
Subfamily:Centrolene_cell_0_7_0 CentroleninaeCentrolene_cell_0_7_1
Genus:Centrolene_cell_0_8_0 Centrolene

Jiménez de la Espada, 1872Centrolene_cell_0_8_1

SpeciesCentrolene_header_cell_0_9_0
SynonymsCentrolene_header_cell_0_10_0

Centrolene is a genus of glass frogs in the family Centrolenidae. Centrolene_sentence_0

The adult males are characterized by having a humeral spine, as most members of this family. Centrolene_sentence_1

The delimitation of this genus versus Cochranella is not fully resolved, and some species formerly in Centrolenella — which is nowadays synonymized with Centrolene — are now in Hyalinobatrachium. Centrolene_sentence_2

The genus is known as "giant glass frogs". Centrolene_sentence_3

But this is merely relative to the rest of their family, which contains numerous extremely diminutive species. Centrolene_sentence_4

Species Centrolene_section_0

As of 2015, the genus contains 27 species: Centrolene_sentence_5


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