Pristimantis baryecuus (Lynch, 1979)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Craugastoridae > Subfamily: Ceuthomantinae > Genus: Pristimantis > Species: Pristimantis baryecuus

Eleutherodactylus baryecuus Lynch, 1979, Misc. Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 66: 10. Holotype: USNM 199714, by original designation. Type locality: "Suro Rancho, Provincia Morona-Santiago, Ecuador, 2683 m."

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) baryecuusLynch, 1996, in Powell and Henderson (eds.), Contr. W. Indian Herpetol.: 154; Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 220.

Pristimantis baryecuusHeinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: Table 2.

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

English Names

Morona Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 72).

Distribution

Subpàramo and cloud forests on the eastern face of the Cordillera Oriental east of Cuenca (Provincia Morono-Santiago, Ecuador) at elevations of 2195-2988 m.

Comment

Forms a vicariant series with Eleutherodactylus devillei and Eleutherodactylus surdus, according to Lynch, 1979, Misc. Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 66: 12. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) martinicensis series, Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 220. In the Pristimantis (Pristimantis) unistrigatus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 128. Not assignable to species group according to Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 127. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus baryecuus) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 321.

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