Pristimantis modipeplus (Lynch, 1981)

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

Eleutherodactylus modipeplus Lynch, 1981, Misc. Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 72: 22. Holotype: KU 131283, by original designation. Type locality: "1 km S of the Urbina railway station, Provincia Chimborazo, Ecuador, 3650 m."

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) modipeplusLynch, 1996, in Powell and Henderson (eds.), Contr. W. Indian Herpetol.: 154; Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 228.

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

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

English Names

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

Distribution

Known only from the edges of the Ambato–Riobamba valley in central Ecuador, 2560–3700 m elevation.

Comment

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 lividus) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 358.

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