Pristimantis pleurostriatus (Rivero, 1984)

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

Eleutherodactylus pleurostriatus Rivero, 1984 "1982", Mem. Soc. Cienc. Nat. La Salle, 42: 88. Holotype: UPRM 4971, by original designation. Type locality: "San Eusebio, La Carbonera, 2.316 m. Edo. Mérida, Venezuela."

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

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

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

English Names

Side-striped Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 78).

Distribution

Cloud forests surrounding Páramo El Tambor, at the southwestern edge of the Sierra de la Culata of the Cordillera de Mérida, Estado de Mérida, Venezuela.  

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group, according to the original publication. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) conspicillatus series, unassigned to species group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 230. In the subgenus Pristimantis, but unnassigned to species group by Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 118. Not assignable to a species group according to Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 128. Barrio-Amorós, Heinicke, and Hedges, 2013, Zootaxa, 3647: 43–62, provided an account. 

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