Pristimantis hectus (Lynch and Burrowes, 1990)

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

Eleutherodactylus hectus Lynch and Burrowes, 1990, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 136: 18. Holotype: IND-AN 1441, by original designation. Type locality: "Reserva La Planada, Mcpio. Ricuarte, Depto. Nariño, Colombia, 1780 m".

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) hectusLynch, 1996, in Powell and Henderson (eds.), Contr. W. Indian Herpetol.: 154. Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 225.

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

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) hectusHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 125.

English Names

Dwarf Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 75).

Six-toed Rainfrog (Arteaga-Navarro, Bustamante, and Guayasamin, 2013, Amph. Rept. Mindo: 69). 

Distribution

Western slope of the Cordillera Occidental in the Department of Nariño, Colombia, 1200–2020 m elevation; also in adjacent northwestern Ecuador.

Comment

See account by Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 103-104, who consider it to be in the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) myersi group. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) myersi series, Eleutherodactylus myersi group of Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 225. In the Pristimantis myersi species group of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 126.

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