Pristimantis diadematus (Jiménez de la Espada, 1875)

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

Hylodes diadematus Jiménez de la Espada, 1875, Vert. Viaje Pacif. Verif. 1862–1865: pl. 3, fig. 3. Holotype: MNCN specimen figured in plate 3, fig 3 of the original paper. Type locality: Not stated.

Eleutherodactylus diadematusStejneger, 1904, Annu. Rep. U.S. Natl. Mus. for 1902: 582–583, by implication; Gorham, 1966, Das Tierreich, 85: 69; Gorham, 1974, Checklist World Amph.: 52.

Eleutherodactylus bufonius Andersson, 1945, Ark. Zool., 37A(2): 35. Holotype: NHRM 1917, according to XXX. Type locality: "Rio Pastaza, Watershed", eastern Ecuador. Synonymy by Lynch and Schwartz, 1971, J. Herpetol., 5: 103-114.

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

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) diadematusHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 128.

English Names

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

Distribution

Amazonian Ecuador and Peru; presumably in adjacent Brazil and Colombia.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) martinicensis series, Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group of Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 223. Rodríguez and Duellman, 1994, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 22: 56–57, provided a brief account for the Iquitos region of northeastern Peru as Eleutherodactylus diadematus. 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 Duellman and Lehr, 2009, Terrest.-breeding Frogs in Peru: 175–176, for brief account. Brito-M., Batallas-R., and Yánez-Muñoz, 2017, Neotropical Biodiversity, 3: 125–156. provided a record from Morona Santiago, Ecuador, and brief natural history notes. 

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