Pristimantis cruciocularis (Lehr, Lundberg, Aguilar, and von May, 2006)

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

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) cruciocularis Lehr, Lundberg, Aguilar, and von May, 2006, Herpetol. Monogr., 20: 106. Holotype: MUSM 18685, by original designation. Type locality: "Pampa Hermosa (10° 59′ 33.3″ S, 75° 25′ 58.0″ W) at 1540 m . . . Distrito de Huasahuasi, Provincia de Tarma, Departamento de Junín, Peru".

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

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

English Names

None noted.


Known only from three localities (Pampa Hermosa, San Alberto, and 30 km [airline] northeast of Tingo María) at elevations of 1330–1850 m in the Selva Alta Ecoregion of central Andean Peru.


In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) unistrigatus group, most similar to Eleutherodactylus flavobracatus, according to the original publication. 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 Duellman and Lehr, 2009, Terrest.-breeding Frogs in Peru: 169-170, for brief account.

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