Pristimantis acuminatus (Shreve, 1935)

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

Eleutherodactylus acuminatus Shreve, 1935, Occas. Pap. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist., 8: 217. Holotype: MCZ 19951, by original designation. Type locality: "Canelos, [Pastaza Province,] Ecuador".

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) acuminatusLynch, 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 acuminatusHeinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: Table 2.

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

English Names

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

Distribution

Amazonian lowland forest of southern Ecuador (Pastaza and Morona-Santiago provinces) and Peru (Loreto department), below 1124 m elevation. 

Comment

Not addressed by Lynch and Duellman, 1980, Misc. Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 69: 1-86. Rodríguez and Duellman, 1994, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 22: 54–55, provided a brief account for the Iquitos region of northeastern Peru as Eleutherodactylus acuminatus. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) martinicensis series, Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group of Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 219. See account by Duellman and Pramuk, 1999, Sci. Pap. Nat. Hist. Mus. Univ. Kansas, 13: 1-78. In the non-monophyletic Pristimantis (Pristimantis) unistrigatus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 128. In the Pristimantis lacimosus species group of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 126. See Duellman and Lehr, 2009, Terrest.-breeding Frogs in Peru: 135-136 (and page 370 for addenda), for brief account and inclusion of Brazil within the range. In the Craugastor acuminatus group of Ortega-Andrade, Rojas-Soto, Valencia, Espinosa de los Monteros, Morrone, Ron, and Cannatella, 2015, PLoS One, 10(11): e0143392: 1–43, who assigned records from Colombia and Brazil to other species within this group. 

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