Pristimantis gracilis (Lynch, 1986)

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

Eleutherodactylus gracilis Lynch, 1986, Caldasia, 15: 636. Holotype: ICN 7872, by original designation. Type locality: "Peñas Blancas, ca 6 km by road SW Pichindé, Farallones de Cali, Municipio de Cali, Departamento de Valle del Cauca, Colombia, 1900 m".

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) gracilisLynch, 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 gracilisHeinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: Table 2.

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

English Names

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

Distribution

Eastern slopes of the Cordillera Occidental and western slopes of the Cordillera Central in southern Colombia (departments of Valle de Cauca, Risaralda, and Antioquia), 1680–2320 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group, most similar to Eleutherodactylus bernali 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: 225. 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 photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus gracilis) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 342.

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