Pristimantis lanthanites (Lynch, 1975)

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

Eleutherodactylus lanthanites Lynch, 1975, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 272: 10. Holotype: KU 146144, by original designation. Type locality: "Santa Cecilia, Provincia Napo, Ecuador, 340 m."

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) lanthanitesLynch, 1996, in Powell and Henderson (eds.), Contr. W. Indian Herpetol.: 154. Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 227.

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

Pristimantis (Hypodictyon) lanthanitesHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 116.

English Names

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

Distribution

Lowland Amazonian rainforest and lower humid montane forest in Ecuador, Peru, adjacent Colombia and Amazonas, Brazil.

Comment

See brief account by Lynch and Duellman, 1980, Misc. Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 69: 39-40. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) conspicillatus series, Eleutherodactylus conspicillatus group of Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 227. Rodríguez and Duellman, 1994, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 22: 57–58, provided a brief account for the Iquitos region of northeastern Peru as Eleutherodactylus lanthanites. See account by Duellman and Pramuk, 1999, Sci. Pap. Nat. Hist. Mus. Univ. Kansas, 13: 1-78. In the Pristimantis (Hypodictyon) rubicundus group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 116. See Duellman and Lehr, 2009, Terrest.-breeding Frogs in Peru: 129-130, for brief account. 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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