Pristimantis tubernasus (Rivero, 1984)

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

Eleutherodactylus tubernasus Rivero, 1984 "1982", Mem. Soc. Cienc. Nat. La Salle, 42: 64. Holotype: UPRM 4349, by original designation. Type locality: "Boca de Monte, Camino de Pregonero, 2.393 m., Edo. Mérida, Venezuela".

Eleutherodactylus pulidoi Rivero, 1984 "1982", Mem. Soc. Cienc. Nat. La Salle, 42: 68. Holotype: UPRM 6085, by original designation. Type locality: "Matamula, Municipio Delicias, 1.120 m., Edo. Táchira, Venezuela". Synonymy by Lynch, 2003, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 27: 453.

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) tubernasusLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 233.

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

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

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

English Names

Pregonero Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 80).

Matamula Robber Frog (Eleutherodactylus pulidoi [no longer recognized]: Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 78).

Distribution

Known from the type locality in the state of Mérida, as well as La Soledad, Altamira in the state of Barinas, and Matamula in the state of Táchira, Venezuela, and in adjacent Colombia.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus tubernasus subgroup of the Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group according to the original publication. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) martinicensis series, Eleutherodactylus tubernasus group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 233. See Ruiz-Carranza, Ardila-Robayo, and Lynch, 1996, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 20: 405, for Colombian distribution. Barrio-Amorós, 1999 "1998", Acta Biol. Venezuelica, 18: 55, commented on the Venezuelan distribution. 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.

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