Pristimantis dorsopictus (Rivero and Serna, 1988)

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

Eleutherodactylus dorsopictus Rivero and Serna, 1988 "1987", Caribb. J. Sci., 23: 392. Holotype: MHNCSJ 1530, by original designation. Type locality: "Páramo de Sonsón, alrededor de 2800 m, entre los municipios de Sonsón y Nariño, Antioquia, Colombia".

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) dorsopictusLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 223.

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

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) dorsopictusHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 123.

English Names

Serna's Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 74).


Páramo Sonsón on the northern part of the Cordillera Central, southern Antioquia and Caldas departments, Colombia, 2400–3000 m elevation.


In the Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group, Eleutherodactylus lacrimosus assemblage, according to the original publication. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) martinicensis series, Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group of Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 223. In the Pristimantis lacrimosus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 123, and of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 126. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus dorsopictus) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 334. Placed in the new Pristimantis boulengeri species group by González-Durán, Targino, Rada, and Grant, 2017, Zootaxa, 4243: 42–74.

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