Pristimantis incertus (Lutz, 1927)

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

Hylodes incertus Lutz, 1927, Mem. Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, 20: 48, pl. 8, figs. 29, 30. Holotype: Specimen figured in publication, plate 13, figs. 29, 30; possibly MNRJ according to J.D. Lynch in Frost, 1985, Amph. Species World: 270. Type locality: Not stated, although if Hylodes incertus and Hylodes anonymus represent the same animal the type locality presumably is the same as that stated for Hylodes anonymus.

Hylodes anonymus Lutz, 1927, Mem. Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, 20: 40, 55. Types: Not designated, although presumably originally in IOC, now MNRJ. Type locality: "reservoir of Mamo near La Guaira", Venezuela. Nomen nudum. Apparently published as a synonym of, or lapsus for, Eleutherodactylus incertus—DRF.

Eleutherodactylus anonymus —Lynch In Frost, 1985, Amph. Species World: 270.

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) anonymusLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 220.

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) insertusLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 226. Incorrect subsequent spelling.

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

English Names

Secret Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 72).

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (near Mamo near La Guajira, Venezuela).

Comment

Description by indication consists solely of a figure labelled Hylodes incertus. See discussion in La Marca, 1992, Cuad. Geograf., Mérida, 9: 35. Considered a nomen dubium by Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 220. See account by Barrio-Amorós, 1999 "1998", Acta Biol. Venezuelica, 18: 1-93. Not assignable to a species group according to Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 127.

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