Pristimantis actites (Lynch, 1979)

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

Eleutherodactylus actites Lynch, 1979, Herpetologica, 35: 230. Holotype: KU 120111, by original designation. Type locality: "Pilaló, Provincia Cotopaxi, Ecuador, 2486 m".

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) actitesLynch, 1996, in Powell and Henderson (eds.), Contr. W. Indian Herpetol.: 154; Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 219.

Pristimantis actitesHeinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 104: 10094; Heinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: Table 2.

Pristimantis (Hypodictyon) actitesHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 116.

English Names

Lesser Pilalo Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 72).

Distribution

Elevations of 760–2486 m in the vicinity of Pilalo, Provincia Cotopaxi, on the Pacific slope of the Cordillera Occidental in central Ecuador.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus conspicillatus group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 66-69, who provided an account. In the Pristimantis rubicundus group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 116. In the Pristimantis ridens species group of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 126. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus actites) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 315.

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