Pristimantis celator (Lynch, 1976)

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

Eleutherodactylus celator Lynch, 1976, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 55: 22. Holotype: KU 131573, by original designation. Type locality: "La Delicia, Cordillera del Intac, Prov. Imbabura, Ecuador, 2700 m."

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) celatorLynch, 1996, in Powell and Henderson (eds.), Contr. W. Indian Herpetol.: 154; Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 222.

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

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

English Names

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

Distribution

Cloud forests (1750–2800 m) on the Pacific versant of the western Andes in northern Ecuador and adjacent southern Colombia (Department of Nariño).

Comment

Most similar to Eleutherodactylus parvillus, according to the original publication. See account by Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 76-77. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) martinicensis series, Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 222. In the Pristimantis (Pristimantis) unistrigatus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 128. Not assignable to a species group according to Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 127. See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus celator) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 619.

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