Pristimantis merostictus (Lynch, 1984)

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

Eleutherodactylus merostictus Lynch, 1984, Milwaukee Public Mus. Contrib. Biol. Geol., 60: 12. Holotype: ICN 12468, by original designation. Type locality: "Bogotacito, km 55-56 on Duitama--Charalá road, municipio Gambita, Depto. Santander, Colombia, ca. 2400 m".

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) merostictusLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 228.

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

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) merostictusHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 128.

English Names

Bogotacito Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 77).

Distribution

Western slope of the Cordillera Oriental in the Department of Santander, Colombia, ca. 2400 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group according to the original publication. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) martinicensis series, Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 228. In the Pristimantis (Pristimantis) unistrigatus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 128. Not assignable to a species group according to Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 127. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus merostictus) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 356.

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