Pristimantis affinis (Werner, 1899)

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

Hylodes affinis Werner, 1899, Verh. Zool. Bot. Ges. Wien, 49: 478. Syntypes: ZFMK (2 specimens; originally in ZIUG); ZFMK 67 designated lectotype by Cochran and Goin, 1970, Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 288: 414; both syntypes (and lectotype) now lost, according to Böhme and Bischoff, 1984, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 19: 167. Type locality: "La Union—[to] Chingasa, 1500-2400 m", and Cundinamarca, Colombia. According to Böhme and Bischoff, 1984, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 19: 167, the locality data associated with the syntypes were "Bogotà" and "La Unión", Colombia.

Eleutherodactylus affinisStejneger, 1904, Annu. Rep. U.S. Natl. Mus. for 1902: 582-583, by implication; Cochran and Goin, 1970, Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 288: 413.

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) affinisLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 219.

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

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

English Names

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

Distribution

Paramos de Chingaza, Guerrero, and Sumapaz, in western Departamento Cundinamarca, Colombia, 2600–3300 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) martinicensis series, Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 219. Lynch and Renjifo, 2001, Guia Anf. Rept. Bogota: 52, presented a brief account and photograph. In the Pristimantis (Pristimantis) unistrigatus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 128. Not assignable to any current species group according to Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 127. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus affinis) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 316.

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