Pristimantis duellmani (Lynch, 1980)

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

Eleutherodactylus duellmani Lynch, 1980, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 93: 332. Holotype: KU 179325, by original designation. Type locality: "Quebrada Zapadores, 5 km ESE Chiriboga, Provincia Pichincha, Ecuador, 1,920 m".

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) duellmaniLynch, 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 duellmaniHeinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 104: 10094; Heinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: Table 2.

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) duellmaniHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 127.

English Names

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

Distribution

Cloud forests (1780–2700 m) on Pacific slopes of western Andes in northern Ecuador (Carchi, Imbabura, and Pichincha provinces) and southern Colombia (Cauca and Nariño departments), 1780–2700 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus surdus assembly of the Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group, according to the original publication. See account by Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 90–91, who refer it to the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) conspicillatus series, Eleutherodactylus surdus group. In the nonmonophyletic Pristimantis (Pristimantis) surdus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 126–127. In the reformulated Pristimantis devillei species group of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 126. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus duellmani) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 335.

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