Pristimantis cryophilius (Lynch, 1979)

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

Eleutherodactylus cryophilius Lynch, 1979, Misc. Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 66: 19. Holotype: USNM 199993, by original designation. Type locality: "6 km W San Vicente, Provincia Morona-Santiago, Ecuador, 3110 m."

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) cryophiliusLynch, 1996, in Powell and Henderson (eds.), Contr. W. Indian Herpetol.: 154; Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 223.

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

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

English Names

San Vicente Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 74).

Distribution

Known from subpáramo and páramo habitats east and west of Cuenca (Morona-Santiago, Ecuador), 2835–3384 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) conspicillatus series, Eleutherodactylus curtipes group of Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 223. Almendáriz C. and Orcés, 2004, Politécnica, Quito, 25: 120, provided distributional data for Ecuador. In the Pristimantis (Pristimantis) curtipes species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 120–121. 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 cryophilius) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 330.

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