Pristimantis yukpa Barrio-Amorós, Rojas-Runjaic, and Infante-Rivero, 2008

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

Pristimantis yukpa Barrio-Amorós, Rojas-Runjaic, and Infante-Rivero, 2008, Rev. Esp. Herpetol., 21: 84. Holotype: MHNLS 18525, by original designation. Type locality: "Kiriponsa, comunidad indígena Yukpa, cuenca del río Tokuko, municipio Machiques de Perijá, sierra de Perijá, estado Zulia, Venezuela (09º 51′ N, 72º 53′O; altitud: 1005 m)".

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Sierra de Perijá, 500–1378 m elevation, of Colombia and Venezuela, and an isolated record from Otaré, Ocaña municipality, Norte de Santander department, Colombia. 

Comment

Not assignable to species group according to the original publication. Meza-Joya, 2016, Check List, 12 (5: 1971): 1–6, provided the first record for Colombia on the western slope of the Sierranía de Perija in the Departamento La Guajira, Colobia. Meza-Joya, Chinchilla-Lemus, Ramos, Armesto, and Acevedo-Rincón, 2019, Herpetol. Notes, 12: 61–69, provided new localities and discussed the range. 

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