Pristimantis rhodoplichus (Duellman and Wild, 1993)

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

Eleutherodactylus rhodoplichus Duellman and Wild, 1993, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 157: 13. Holotype: KU 219786, by original designation. Type locality: "El Tambo, 31 km (by road) ENE of Canchaque, west slope of the Cordillera de Huancabamba (05°22′S, 79°33′W, 2770 m), Provincia Huancabamba, Departamento Piura, Peru".

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) rhodoplichusLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 231.

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

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

English Names

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

Distribution

From elevation of 2770–3050 m on the western slope (cloud forest) to crest (low wet forest) of the Cordillera de Huancabamba in Piura Department, northern Peru, and into adjacent Andean Ecuador at Curintza, Zamora Chinchipe Province, 1800 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group according to the original publication. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) martinicensis series, Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 231. 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: 128. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus rhodoplichus) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 373. See Duellman and Lehr, 2009, Terrest.-breeding Frogs in Peru: 227-228, for brief account and suggestion that the Ecuadorian record requires confirmation.

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