Pristimantis dissimulatus (Lynch and Duellman, 1997)

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

Eleutherodactylus dissimulatus Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 88. Holotype: KU 179088, by original designation. Type locality: "Quebrada Zapadores, 5 km ESE Chiriboga, 2010 m (00° 15′ S, 78° 43′ W), Provincia Pichincha, Ecuador".

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) dissimulatusLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 223.

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

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

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Three localities at 830 and 1200 m in cloud forest on the lower slopes of the Andes in northwestern Ecuador.

Comment

Subgenus Eleutherodactylus, Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group according to the original publication, most similar to Eleutherodactylus calcarulatus. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) martinicensis series, Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group of Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 223. 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 dissimulatus) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 333.

External links:

Please note: these links will take you to external websites not affiliated with the American Museum of Natural History. We are not responsible for their content.