Pristimantis tiktik Székely, Eguiguren, Székely, Ordóñez-Delgado, Armijos-Ojeda, Riofrîo–Guamán, and Cogălniceanu, 2018

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

Pristimantis tiktik Székely, Eguiguren, Székely, Ordóñez-Delgado, Armijos-Ojeda, Riofrîo–Guamán, and Cogǎlniceanu, 2018, PLoS One, 13 (8: e0202332): 5. Holotype: MUTPL 239, by original designation. Type locality: "Ecuador, Loja province, Saraguro canton, 21 km (by road) E of Urdaneta (3.58612° S, 79.07516° W; datum WGS84), 3300 m above sea level". urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:3A4F53A8-74B1-407F-8095-D90CBD98ADCA

English Names

Tiktik Rain Frog (original publication). 

Distribution

Known in southern Ecuador from the wetland complex of Oña, Nabón, Saraguro and Yacuambi, which spreads over three provinces, Loja, Azuay and Zamora-Chinchipe; this area has an altitudinal range between 3000 and 3400 m elevation and consists of herb páramo (montane grasslands and shrublands) and a wetland complex of almost 100 glacial lakes

Comment

In the Pristimantis orestes group according to the original publication. 

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