Pristimantis frater (Werner, 1899)

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

Hylodes frater Werner, 1899, Verh. Zool. Bot. Ges. Wien, 49: 479. Holotype: ZFMK 67/235 (formerly ZIUG), now lost, according to Böhme and Bischoff, 1984, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 19: 168. Type locality: "Peperital (Villavicencio)", Departamento Meta, Colombia. Böhme and Bischoff, 1984, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 19: 168, report the cataloged data as "Buenavista", Colombia.

Eleutherodactylus fraterStejneger, 1904, Annu. Rep. U.S. Natl. Mus. for 1902: 582–583, by implication; Gorham, 1963, Canad. Field Nat., 77: 17.

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) fraterLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 224.

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

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) fraterHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 121.

English Names

Meta Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 75).

Distribution

Eastern slopes of the Cordillera Oriental of the Departaments of Cundinamarca and Meta and from the Serranía de la Macarena, Colombia, 1000–1600 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group of Lynch. In the less inclusive Eleutherodactylus cruentus group of Savage and DeWeese, 1981 "1980", Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 93: 940. See account by Pyburn and Lynch, 1981, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 94: 404-412. See comment under Eleutherodactylus calcarulatus. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) martinicensis series, Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group of Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 224. In the Pristimantis (Pristimantis) frater species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 121. Not assignable to a species group according to Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 127. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus fowleri) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 339.

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