Yunganastes fraudator (Lynch and McDiarmid, 1987)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Craugastoridae > Subfamily: Ceuthomantinae > Genus: Yunganastes > Species: Yunganastes fraudator

Eleutherodactylus fraudator Lynch and McDiarmid, 1987, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 100: 337. Holotype: USNM 257847, by original designation. Type locality: "73.5 km from Cochabamba on Cochabamba to Villa Tunari road, Provincia Chapare, Departamento Cochabamba, Bolivia, ca. 2690 m".

Eleutherodactylus (Craugastor) fraudatorDe la Riva and Lynch, 1997, Copeia, 1997: 151.

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) fraudatorLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 224.

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

Eleutherodactylus (Yunganastes) fraudatorPadial, Castroviejo-Fisher, Köhler, Domic, and De la Riva, 2007, Herpetol. Monogr., 21: 217.

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

Yunganastes fraudatorPadial, Castroviejo-Fisher, and De la Riva, 2009, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 52: 912.

English Names

Cochamba Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 75).

Distribution

Andean cloud forests from upper Provincia Chapare, Departamento Cochabamba, to the La Siberia area of the limits of the departments of Cochabamba and Santa Cruz, 2050-2900 m elevation, Bolivia.

Comment

Subgenus Craugastor, according to De la Riva and Lynch, 1997, Copeia, 1997: 151. In the Eleutherodactylus conspicillatus group according to the original publication. See discussion by De la Riva and Lynch, 1997, Copeia, 1997: 151-157. Placed in the subgenus Eleutherodactylus, not assigned to species group, by Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 224. Köhler, 2000, Copeia, 2000: 519, defined the Eleutherodactylus (Craugastor) fraudator group, composed of Eleutherodactylus fraudator, Eleutherodactylus pluvicanorus, and Eleutherodactylus ashkapara, and (pp. 118-119) provided a brief account. Köhler, 2000, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 48: 118-119 provided a brief account. Frost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 200, discussed the Eleutherodactylus fraudator group and excluded it from Craugastor. Padial, Castroviejo-Fisher, Köhler, Domic, and De la Riva, 2007, Herpetol. Monogr., 21: 226-227, provided an account.

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