Pristimantis nephophilus (Duellman and Pramuk, 1999)

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

Eleutherodactylus nephophilus Duellman and Pramuk, 1999, Sci. Pap. Nat. Hist. Mus. Univ. Kansas, 13: 55. Holotype: KU 212306, by original designation. Type locality: "east slope of Abra Pardo de Miguel (05° 46′ S, 77° 42′ W, 2180 m), Provincia Rioja, Departamento San Martín, Peru".

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

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

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Known only from three localities at 1080–2180 m elevation on the eastern slope of the northern part of the Cordillera Central in San Martin Province, northern Peru, and in adjacent southern Ecuador at Curintza, Zamora-Chinchipe Province at 1800 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group according to the original publication. 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 nephophilus) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 360. See Duellman and Lehr, 2009, Terrest.-breeding Frogs in Peru: 202-203, for brief account.

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