Pristimantis scitulus (Duellman, 1978)

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

Eleutherodactylus scitulus Duellman, 1978, Trans. Kansas Acad. Sci., 81: 67. Holotype: LSUMZ 26097, by original designation. Type locality: "Yuraccyacu on trail from Tambo to Valle del Apurimac, 2620 m, Departamento Ayacucho, Perú (12° 47′ S; 73° 54′ W)".

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) scitulusLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 232.

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

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

English Names

Yuraccyacu Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 79).

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (Yuraccyaco, Ayacucho, Peru, 2620 m elevation).

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) conspicillatus series, unassigned to species group, according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 232. 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 Duellman and Lehr, 2009, Terrest.-breeding Frogs in Peru: 235–236, for brief account.

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