Pristimantis miyatai (Lynch, 1984)

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

Eleutherodactylus miyatai Lynch, 1984, Milwaukee Public Mus. Contrib. Biol. Geol., 60: 14. Holotype: ICN 5165, by original designation. Type locality: "on the road to El Reloj, vereda Virolín, municipio Charalá, Depto. Santander, Colombia, 1740 m".

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

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

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) miyataiHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 121.

English Names

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

Distribution

Cloud forests on the western slopes of Cordillera Oriental in Departaments of Boyacá, Cundinamarca, and Santander, Colombia, 1700–2400 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group, in a monophyletic group included Eleutherodactylus frater, Eleutherodactylus ockendeni, and Eleutherodactylus taeniatus, 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. See also Lynch and Ardila-Robayo, 1999, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 23: 615-624. In the Pristimantis (Pristimantis) frater species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 121. Not assignable to a species group according to Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 127. See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus miyatai) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 620. Guarnizo, Paz, Muñoz-Ortiz, Flechas, Méndez-Narváez, and Crawford, 2016, PLoS One, 10(5: e0127312): 1–20, suggested on the basis of molecular evidence that two species likely exist in Colombia under this binomial. 

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