Pristimantis boconoensis (Rivero and Mayorga, 1973)

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

Eleutherodactylus boconoensis Rivero and Mayorga, 1973, Caribb. J. Sci., 13: 75. Holotype: UPRM 04932, by original designation. Type locality: "Páramo of Guaramacal, 9400 pies, Boconó, Edo. Trujillo, Venezuela".

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) boconoensisLynch, 1996, in Powell and Henderson (eds.), Contr. W. Indian Herpetol.: 154; Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 221.

Pristimantis boconoensisHeinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: Table 2; Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 118.

Paramophrynella boconoensisLa Marca, 2007 "2006", Herpetotropicos, Mérida, 3: 84.

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) boconoensisHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 118.

English Names

Bocono Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 73).

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (Páramo de Guaramacal) in the state of Trujillo, Venezuela, 2700–3150 m elevation.

Comment

See Rivero, 1984 "1982", Mem. Soc. Cienc. Nat. La Salle, 42: 32-34, for discussion. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) conspicillatus series, unassigned to species group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 221. In the subgenus Pristimantis, but unnassigned to species group by Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 118, and Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 127. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus bernali) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 322.

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