Strabomantis cerastes (Lynch, 1975)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Craugastoridae > Subfamily: Craugastorinae > Genus: Strabomantis > Species: Strabomantis cerastes

Eleutherodactylus cerastes Lynch, 1975, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 38: 25. Holotype: USNM 195785, by original designation. Type locality: "Palma Real, Pichincha Prov., Ecuador".

Eleutherodactylus sernai Rivero, 1985 "1984", Caribb. J. Sci., 20: 101. Holotype: MHNCSJ 301, by original designation. Type locality: "Urrao (Pampas), 1700-1800 m, Depto. Antioquía, Colombia". Synonymy by Lynch, 1997, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 21: 356, although this possibility noted by Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 79.

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) cerastesLynch, 1996, in Powell and Henderson (eds.), Contr. W. Indian Herpetol.: 154. Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 222.

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) sernaiLynch, 1996, in Powell and Henderson (eds.), Contr. W. Indian Herpetol.: 154.

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

Strabomantis cerastesHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 131.

English Names

Palma Real Robber Frog (Eleutherodactylus cerastes: Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 73).

Pampas Robber Frog (Eleutherodactylus sernai [no longer recognized]: Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 79).

Distribution

Low to moderate elevations (500-2300 m) along the Pacific versant of Colombia and Ecuador, 500-2000 m elevation.

Comment

See account by Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 78-79. See comment under Eleutherodactylus sernai. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) sulcatus series, Eleutherodactylus sulcatus group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 222. See account by Lynch, 1997, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 21: 356. In the Strabomantis biporcatus species series, Strabomantis cornutus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 131.

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