Pristimantis appendiculatus (Werner, 1894)

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

English Names

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

Pinocchio Rainfrog (Arteaga-Navarro, Bustamante, and Guayasamin, 2013, Amph. Rept. Mindo: 58). 

Distribution

Cloud forests at elevations of 1460 to 2374 m on the Pacific slopes of Ecuador and extreme southern Colombia (Department of Nariño).

Comment

Redescribed by Lynch, 1970, Trans. Kansas Acad. Sci., 73: 171-173. See account by Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 71-70. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) conspicillatus series, Eleutherodactylus devillei group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 220. In the Pristimantis (Pristimantis) devillei species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 121. Not assignable to species group according to Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 127. Arteaga-Navarro, Bustamante, and Guayasamin, 2013, Amph. Rept. Mindo: 58–59, provided an account and dot map for Ecuador. 

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