Pristimantis vicarius (Lynch and Ruiz-Carranza, 1983)

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

Eleutherodactylus vicarius Lynch and Ruiz-Carranza, 1983, Trans. Kansas Acad. Sci., 86: 105. Holotype: ICN 7764, by original designation. Type locality: "vicinity of the INDERENA cabaña 'Paletará,' 30.5 km by road E Coconuco, Depto. Cauca, Colombia, 3030 m."

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) vicariusLynch, 1996, in Powell and Henderson (eds.), Contr. W. Indian Herpetol.: 154; Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 234.

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

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

English Names

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

Distribution

Highlands of the Cordillera Central, Departments of Putumayo, Nariño, Huila, and Cauca, Colombia, 2900–3275 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group, most similar to Eleutherodactylus chloronotus, 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: 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 vicarius) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 622.

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