Pristimantis cacao (Lynch, 1992)

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

Eleutherodactylus cacao Lynch, 1992, Herpetologica, 48: 347. Holotype: IND-AN 4602, by original designation. Type locality: "Quebrada Sopladero, Parque Nacional Natural de Munchique, road from Uribe to La Gallera (approximately Km 54), Municipio El Tampo, Departamento del Cauca, Colombia, 2190 m".

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) cacaoLynch, 1996, in Powell and Henderson (eds.), Contr. W. Indian Herpetol.: 154; Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 221.

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

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) cacaoHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 121.

English Names

Cacao Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 73).

Distribution

Cloud forests on the western slopes of the Western Andes in southwestern Colombia (Department of Cauca), 2200–2440 m elevation.

Comment

Most closely related to Eleutherodactylus sulcatus, Eleutherodactylus thymalopsoides, and Eleutherodactylus vertebralis according to the original publication. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) martinicensis series, Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 221. In the Pristimantis (Pristimantis) devillei species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 121. In the reformulated Pristimantis devillei species group of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 126. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus cacao) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 324.

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