Pristimantis ernesti (Flores, 1987)

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

Eleutherodactylus ernesti Flores, 1987, Herpetologica, 43: 91. Holotype: MCZ 104089, by original designation. Type locality: "the peak of Volcán Sumaco, Napo Province, Ecuador, 3900 m (00° 35′ S, 77° 37′ W)".

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

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

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

English Names

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

Distribution

Known only from Volcán Sumaco in Napo Province, Ecuador, ca. 3900 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) conspicillatus series, Eleutherodactylus devillei group of Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 224. 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 map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus ernesti) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 336.

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