Pristimantis cajamarcensis (Barbour and Noble, 1920)

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

Eleutherodactylus cajamarcensis Barbour and Noble, 1920, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 63: 404. Holotype: MCZ 5407, by original designation. Type locality: "Pre-Incan ruins near Huambos, Cajamarca, northwestern Peru".

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

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

English Names

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

Distribution

Widely distributed on the Pacific slopes in the region of the Huancabamba Depression in northern Peru and Loja Basin in southern Ecuador, from subtropical dry forest, through cloud forest, to subparamo.

Comment

See account by Lynch, 1969, Herpetologica, 25: 262-274. See Duellman and Wild, 1993, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 157: 1-53, for brief description of Peruvian specimens. See account by Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 73-74. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) martinicensis series, Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 221. See account by Duellman and Pramuk, 1999, Sci. Pap. Nat. Hist. Mus. Univ. Kansas, 13: 1-78. Almendáriz C. and Orcés, 2004, Politécnica, Quito, 25: 119-120, provided distributional data for Ecuador. Duellman and Lehr, 2007, Sci. Pap. Nat. Hist. Mus. Univ. Kansas, 39: 10, reported on the range. In the Pristimantis (Pristimantis) unistrigatus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 128. Not assignable to species group according to Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 127. See Duellman and Lehr, 2009, Terrest.-breeding Frogs in Peru: 156-157, for brief account.

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