Pristimantis incomptus (Lynch and Duellman, 1980)

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

Eleutherodactylus incomptus Lynch and Duellman, 1980, Misc. Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 69: 35. Holotype: KU 143484, by original designation. Type locality: "16.5 km NNE Santa Rosa, Provincia Napo, Ecuador, 1700 m."

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

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

English Names

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

Distribution

Elevations of 1410-1910 m on the eastern face of the Andes in Morna Santiago and Napo Provinces (Ecuador) and from 1270 m in the Pastaza Valley (Pastaza Province, Ecuador); one record for the Province of San Ignacio, Department of Cajamarca, Peru.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group; related to Eleutherodactylus carvalhoi, Eleutherodactylus croceoinguis, and Eleutherodactylus martiae, 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: 226. See account by Duellman and Pramuk, 1999, Sci. Pap. Nat. Hist. Mus. Univ. Kansas, 13: 1-78. 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 incomptus) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 347. See Duellman and Lehr, 2009, Terrest.-breeding Frogs in Peru: 184-185, for brief account. Reyes-Puig, Reyes-Puig, and Yánez-Muñoz, 2013, Avanc. Cienc. Ingen., Quito, Secc. B,, 5(2): B5-B13, commented on the range in Ecuador. Brito-M., Batallas-R., and Yánez-Muñoz, 2017, Neotropical Biodiversity, 3: 125–156. provided a record from Morona Santiago, Ecuador and brief natural history notes.  

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