Strabomantis helonotus (Lynch, 1975)

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

Amblyphrynus helonotus Lynch, 1975, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 38: 19. Holotype: BMNH 1970.178, by original designation. Type locality: "Río Pitzara, Pichincha Prov., Ecuador".

Eleutherodactylus helonotusLynch, 1981, Caldasia, 13: 318.

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) helonotusLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 225.

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

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

English Names

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

Warty Groundfrog (Arteaga-Navarro, Bustamante, and Guayasamin, 2013, Amph. Rept. Mindo: 92). 

Distribution

Known only from two localities in the vicinity of Río Pitzara, Pichincha Province, on the Pacific versant of Ecuador at low and moderate elevation cloud forests (587 to 1410 m elevation).

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus sulcatus group, according to Lynch, 1981, Caldasia, 13: 318. See account by Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 104. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) sulcatus series, Eleutherodactylus sulcatus group of Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 225. See account by Lynch, 1997, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 21: 359. In the Strabomantis biporcatus species series, Strabomantis cornutus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 131. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus helonotus) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 345.

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