Pristimantis kirklandi (Flores, 1985)

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

Eleutherodactylus kirklandi Flores, 1985, Herpetologica, 41: 448. Holotype: MCZ 104140, by original designation. Type locality: "Cuyuja (also known as Cuyujua), Napo Province, Ecuador, 2200 m".

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) kirklandiLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 226. See comment. 

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

English Names

Kirkland's Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 76).

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (Cuyuja, Napo Province, Ecuador, 2200 m).

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group 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, who considered it a junior synonym of Pristimantis incomptus without discussion. However,  Heinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: Table 2, subsequently recognized it as distinct. 

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