Pristimantis lancinii (Donoso-Barros, 1965)

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

Eupsophus lancinii Donoso-Barros, 1965, Not. Mens. Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. Santiago, 102: 2-3. Holotype: Not stated; noted as USNM 165604 (formerly R. Donoso-Barros 40490), by Donoso-Barros, 1968, Caribb. J. Sci., 8: 31. Type locality: "Venezula . . . de las altas montañas de Merida"; stated to be "Apartaderos, Estado Mérida", Venezuela, by Donoso-Barros, 1968, Caribb. J. Sci., 8: 31.

Eleutherodactylus lanciniiDonoso-Barros, 1968, Caribb. J. Sci., 8: 31.

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) lanciniiLynch, 1996, in Powell and Henderson (eds.), Contr. W. Indian Herpetol.: 154; Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 227.

Pristimantis lanciniiHeinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: Table 2; Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 118.

Mucubatrachus lanciniiLa Marca, 2007 "2006", Herpetotropicos, Mérida, 3: 76.

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) lanciniiHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 118.

English Names

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

Distribution

Known only from the vicinity of the Páramo de Mucubaji, Mérida Andes, state of Mérida, Venezuela.

Comment

Description amplified by Donoso-Barros, 1968, Caribb. J. Sci., 8: 31. See Rivero, 1984 "1982", Mem. Soc. Cienc. Nat. La Salle, 42: 34-38, for discussion. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) conspicillatus series, not assigned to species group by Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 227. In the subgenus Pristimantis, but unnassigned to species group by Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 118, or by Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 127. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus lancinii) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 352. Gross, 2009 "2008", Herpetotropicos, Mérida, 5: 9-20, provided data on abundance.

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