- Holotype: DHMECN 14454, adult ♂, collected by Mario Yánez-Muñoz, Juan Pablo Reyes-Puig and Daniela Franco-Mena on 26 February 2018.
- Type locality: “in the Naturetrek Vizcaya Reserve, Ulba Parish, Baños township, Tungurahua Province, Republic of Ecuador (-1.357750, -78.393533; 2404 m elev.)”.
- Paratypes (4): DHMECN 14451 (adult ♂), DHMECN 14453 (juvenile), with same location data as the holotype; DHMECN 14452 (adult ♂) with same location data as the holotype, collected on 27 February 2018 and DHMECN 14550 (adult ♀) with the same location data as the holotype, collected on 15 February 2018.
- Reyes-Puig, J.P., Reyes-Puig, C., Franco-Mena, D., Jost, L. & Yánez-Muñoz, M.H. 2022. Strong differentiation between amphibian communities on two adjacent mountains in the Upper Rio Pastaza watershed of Ecuador, with descriptions of two new species of terrestrial frogs. Zookeys 1081: 35–87. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.1081.71488 Reference page.