Pristimantis spilogaster (Lynch, 1984)

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

Eleutherodactylus spilogaster Lynch, 1984, Milwaukee Public Mus. Contrib. Biol. Geol., 60: 17. Holotype: ICN 12421, by original designation. Type locality: "Bogotacito, km 55–56, Duitama-Charalá road, municipio Gambita, Depto. Santander, Colombia, 2400 m".

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) spilogasterLynch, 1996, in Powell and Henderson (eds.), Contr. W. Indian Herpetol.: 154; Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 232.

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

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

English Names

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

Distribution

Known only from the vicinity of the type locality (Bogatacito) on the western slopes of the Cordillera Oriental, Departamento Santander, Colombia, 2200–2400 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus devillei assembly (a similarity grouping) 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: 232. Ramírez-Pinilla, 2004, in Rueda-Almonacid et al. (eds.), Libro Rojo Anf. Colombia: 256–259, provided an account and map. 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 spilogaster) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 382.

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