Pristimantis orestes (Lynch, 1979)

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

Eleutherodactylus orestes Lynch, 1979, Misc. Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 66: 24. Holotype: KU 141998, by original designation. Type locality: "11 km NE Urdaneta, Provincia Loja, Ecuador, 2970 m."

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) orestesLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 229.

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

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

English Names

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

Distribution

Between 2720–3120 m on the eastern Andes from the valley of Cuenca to the Loja Basin, Ecuador.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) conspicillatus series, Eleutherodactylus orestes group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 229. Almendáriz C. and Orcés, 2004, Politécnica, Quito, 25: 126-127, provided distributional data for Ecuador. 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 map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus orestes) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 362.

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