Pristimantis melanogaster (Duellman and Pramuk, 1999)

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

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) melanogaster Duellman and Pramuk, 1999, Sci. Pap. Nat. Hist. Mus. Univ. Kansas, 13: 36. Holotype: KU 212321, by original designation. Type locality: "north slope of Abra Barro Negro (06° 41′ S, 77° 51′ W, 3470 m), 29 km (by road) SSW Leimebamba, Provincia Chachapoyas, Departamento Amazonas, Peru".

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

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

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Known only from the immediate region of the type locality in the Province of Bagua, Department of Amazonas, Peru, 3300–3470 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus orestes group according to the original publication. In the Pristimantis (Pristimantis) orestes species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 125. Not assignable to a species group according to Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 127. See Duellman and Lehr, 2009, Terrest.-breeding Frogs in Peru: 195-196, for brief account.

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