Pristimantis ginesi (Rivero, 1964)

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

Eupsophus ginesi Rivero, 1964, Caribb. J. Sci., 4: 299. Holotype: MBUCV 250, by original designation. Type locality: "Laguna Mucubaji, Edo. Mérida", Distrito Rangel, Venezuela.

Eleutherodactylus ginesiLynch, 1968, Herpetologica, 24: 289-300.

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) ginesiLynch, 1996, in Powell and Henderson (eds.), Contr. W. Indian Herpetol.: 154; Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 224.

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

Paramophrynella ginesiLa Marca, 2007 "2006", Herpetotropicos, Mérida, 3: 84.

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) ginesiHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 118.

English Names

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

Distribution

Páramo de Mucubají, Mérida Andes, state of Mérida, Venezuela, 2800–4100 m elevation.

Comment

See Rivero, 1984 "1982", Mem. Soc. Cienc. Nat. La Salle, 42: 27–31, for discussion. In the subgenus Eleutherodactylus not assigned to series or species group by Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 225. In the subgenus Pristimantis, but unnassigned to species group by Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 118, and by Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 127. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus ginesi) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 340. Gross, 2009 "2008", Herpetotropicos, Mérida, 5: 9-20, provided data on abundance.

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