Pristimantis siopelus (Lynch and Burrowes, 1990)

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

Eleutherodactylus siopelus Lynch and Burrowes, 1990, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 136: 22. Holotype: IND-AN 1563, by original designation. Type locality: "Reserva La Planada, Mcpio. Ricuarte, Depto. Nariño, Colombia, 1780 m".

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

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

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) siopelusHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 121.

English Names

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

Distribution

Known only from the type locality in cloud forest on the western slope of the Andes in extreme southern Colombia; presumed to extend into adjacent Ecuador but not recorded there.

Comment

Tentatively associated with Eleutherodactylus acatallelus according to the original publication. See account by Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 133. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) conspicillatus series, Eleutherodactylus devillei group, according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 232. In the Pristimantis (Pristimantis) devillei species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 121. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus siopelus) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 381.

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