Pristimantis cosnipatae (Duellman, 1978)

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

Eleutherodactylus cosnipatae Duellman, 1978, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 91: 419. Holotype: KU 162298, by original designation. Type locality: "Río Cosñipata, 4 km SW Santa Isabel, 1,700 m, Departamento Cuzco, Perú (13° 05′ S; 71° 18′ W)".

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

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

English Names

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

Distribution

Cosñipata Valley (1580–1700 m elevation) on the northeastern slope of the Cadena de Paucartambo, an extension of the Ocrdillera Oriental, Department of Cuzco, Peru.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group, according to the original publication. In Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) conspicillatus group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 222. De la Riva, Köhler, Lötters, and Reichle, 2000, Rev. Esp. Herpetol., 14: 58, and Köhler, 2000, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 48: 69, considered this species possibly to occur in Bolivia. In the Pristimantis (Pristimantis) unistrigatus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 128. Not assignable to a species group according to Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 127. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus cosnipatae) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 329. See Duellman and Lehr, 2009, Terrest.-breeding Frogs in Peru: 167-168, for brief account.

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