Pristimantis imitatrix (Duellman, 1978)

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

Eleutherodactylus imitatrix Duellman, 1978, Herpetologica, 34: 265. Holotype: KU 171892, by original designation. Type locality: "Finca Panguana on the Río Llullapichis, 4-5 km upstream from the Río Pachitea, elevation 200 m, Departamento Huánuco, Peru (08° 36′ S; 74° 57′ W)".

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) imitatrixLynch, 1996, in Powell and Henderson (eds.), Contr. W. Indian Herpetol.: 154; Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 226.

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

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

English Names

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

Distribution

Amazon Basin in central and southern Peru.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group. Distribution expanded by Duellman, 1993, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 21: 149. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) martinicensis series, Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group of Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 226. De la Riva, Köhler, Lötters, and Reichle, 2000, Rev. Esp. Herpetol., 14: 57, and Köhler, 2000, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 48: 69, consider this species possibly to occur in Bolivia. 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 Duellman and Lehr, 2009, Terrest.-breeding Frogs in Peru: 182-183, for brief account.

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