Pristimantis caprifer (Lynch, 1977)

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

Eleutherodactylus caprifer Lynch, 1977, Copeia, 1977: 282. Holotype: KU 131589, by original designation. Type locality: "Las Palmas [= La Palma], Provincia Pichincha, Ecuador, 920 m".

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) capriferLynch, 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 capriferHeinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: Table 2.

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) capriferHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 120.

English Names

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

Distribution

Lowlands (50–950 m) in southwestern Colombia (Departamento Valle de Cauca southward) and northwestern Ecuador.

Comment

See account by Lynch and Myers, 1983, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 175: 521-523. See account by Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 76. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) conspicillatus series, Eleutherodactylus conspicillatus group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 221. In the Pristimantis (Pristimantis) conspicillatus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 120. Not assignable to a species group according to Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 127.

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