Pristimantis chiastonotus (Lynch and Hoogmoed, 1977)

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

Eleutherodactylus chiastonotus Lynch and Hoogmoed, 1977, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 90: 425. Holotype: RMNH 17614, by original designation. Type locality: "Brownsberg, Brokopondo District, Surinam, 500 m".

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) chiastonotusLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 222.

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

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

English Names

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

Distribution

Low elevation forests in northeastern Brazil, Guyana, French Guiana, and Surinam (below 700 m).

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) conspicillatus series, Eleutherodactylus conspicillatus group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 222. See Lescure, 1981, Rev. Fr. Aquar. Herpetol., 8: 25-32. Lescure and Marty, 2000, Collect. Patrimoines Nat., Paris, 45: 204-205, provided a photo and brief account for French Guiana. In the Pristimantis conspicillatus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 120, and Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 125. See account for Surinam population by Ouboter and Jairam, 2012, Amph. Suriname: 300-303. See Cole, Townsend, Reynolds, MacCulloch, and Lathrop, 2013, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 125: 386-387, for brief account and records for Guyana.

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