Ceuthomantis cavernibardus (Myers and Donnelly, 1997)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Craugastoridae > Subfamily: Ceuthomantinae > Genus: Ceuthomantis > Species: Ceuthomantis cavernibardus

Eleutherodactylus cavernibardus Myers and Donnelly, 1997, Am. Mus. Novit., 3213: 42. Holotype: AMNH 131537, by original designation. Type locality: "north base of Pico Tamacuari, 1160-1200 m elevation, Sierra Tapirapecó, Amazonas, Venezuela (1° 13′ N, 64° 42′ W)".

Pristimantis cavernibardusHeinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: Table 2. Myers and Donnelly, 2008, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 308: 147.

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) cavernibardusHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 128.

Ceuthomantis cavernibardusHeinicke, Duellman, Trueb, Means, MacCulloch, and Hedges, 2009, Zootaxa, 2211: 16.

English Names

None noted.


Sierra Tapirapecó, on the border of Amazonas, Venezuela, and Amazonas, Brazil.


Not assignable to species group of Eleutherodactylus according to the original publication. Caramaschi and Niemeyer, 2005, Herpetol. Rev., 36: 199, provided the first documented record for Brazil and provided the range of the species. Formerly in the Pristimantis (Pristimantis) unistrigatus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 128, prior to its transfer to Ceuthomantidae by Heinicke, Duellman, Trueb, Means, MacCulloch, and Hedges, 2009, Zootaxa, 2211: 16.

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