Pristimantis vanadise (La Marca, 1984)

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

Eleutherodactylus vanadise La Marca, 1984, Herpetologica, 40: 31. Holotype: CVULA 2805, by original designation. Type locality: "stream in cloud forest above Truchicultura La Mucuy, 2350 m, Sierra Nevada de Mérida, Estado Mérida, Venezuela".

Eleutherodactylus cerasoventris Rivero, 1984 "1982", Mem. Soc. Cienc. Nat. La Salle, 42: 80. Holotype: UPRM 4202, by original designation. Type locality: "La Mcuy, 2.450 m. Edo. Mèrida, Venezuela". Synonymy by Rivero, 1984 "1982", Mem. Soc. Cienc. Nat. La Salle, 42: 80 (footnote).

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) vanadiseLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 234.

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

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

English Names

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

Distribution

Cloud forests in the Sierra del Norte (=Culata) and Sierra Nevada de Mérida, western Venezuela, 1800–2600 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group, according to the original publication. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) conspicillatus series, unassigned to species group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 234. 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 statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus vanadise) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 622. Barrio-Amorós, Heinicke, and Hedges, 2013, Zootaxa, 3647: 43–62, discussed geographic variation.

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