Pristimantis insignitus (Ruthven, 1917)

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

Eleutherodactylus insignitus Ruthven, 1917, Occas. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan, 34: 1. Holotype: UMMZ 48393, by original designation and according to Peters, 1952, Occas. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan, 539: 14. Type locality: "heights east of San Miguel (6,000-7,000 feet), Santa Marta Mountains, Colombia".

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) insignitusLynch, 1996, in Powell and Henderson (eds.), Contr. W. Indian Herpetol.: 154; Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 226.

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

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) insignitusHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 120.

English Names

Ground Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 76).

Distribution

Northern and northwestern flank of the Sierra Santa Marta, Colombia, 1530–2134 m elevation.

Comment

See account by Cochran and Goin, 1970, Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 288: 424–425. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) conspicillatus series, Eleutherodactylus conspicillatus group of Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 226. In the Pristimantis conspicillatus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 120. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus insignitus) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 348. Removed from the Pristimantis conspicillatus species group and left unassigned to species group by Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 125.

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