Pristimantis paramerus (Rivero, 1984)

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

Eleutherodactylus paramerus Rivero, 1984 "1982", Mem. Soc. Cienc. Nat. La Salle, 42: 20. Holotype: UPRM 2926, by original designation. Type locality: "Páramo de Santo Domingo, región de Mucuchíes, Edo. Mérida, Venezuela, 3.330 m."

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) paramerusLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 230.

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

Mucubatrachus paramerusLa Marca, 2007 "2006", Herpetotropicos, Mérida, 3: 78.

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) paramerusHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 118.

English Names

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

Distribution

Páramo de Santo Domingo in the Mérida Andes in the state of Mérida, Venezuela, 2900–3300 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group, according to the original publication. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) conspicillatus group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 229. In the subgenus Pristimantis, but unnassigned to species group by Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 118, or by Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 128. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus paramerus) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 364. Gross, 2009 "2008", Herpetotropicos, Mérida, 5: 9–20, provided data on abundance.

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