Pristimantis boucephalus Lehr, Moravec, Cusi, and Gvoždík, 2017

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

Pristimantis boucephalus Lehr, Moravec, Cusi, and Gvoždík, 2017, Eur. J. Taxon., 325: 7. Holotype: MUSM 31102, by original designation. Type locality: "PERU: . . . Yanachaga-Chemillén National Park (Sector San Daniel), Distrito de Huancabamba, Provincia de Oxapampa, Región Pasco, Quebrada Yanachaga, 10°22′46.3 S, 75°27′43.0 W, 2950 m a.s.l.". urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:BCF78234-F3F2-4A81-AE80-1B4BE26B1E1F

English Names

Bigheaded Rubber Frog (original publication). 

Distribution

Known only from the type locality in Yanachaga-Chemillén National Park, Distrito de Huancabamba, Provincia de Oxapampa, Región Pasco, Peru, at 2950 m elevation in cloud forest.  

Comment

Unassigned to species group in the original paper, but considered to be most closely related to Pristimantis cruciocularis, a member of the ill-delimited Pristimantis unistrigatus group. 

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