Pristimantis leucopus (Lynch, 1976)

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

Eleutherodactylus leucopus Lynch, 1976, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 88: 351. Holotype: USNM 197927, by original designation. Type locality: "Santa Barbara, Napo Prov., Ecuador, 2590 m."

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

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

English Names

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

Distribution

Intermediate elevations (2440–2700 m) in the valley of the Río Chingual at localities in both Colombia and Ecuador.

Comment

See brief account by Lynch and Duellman, 1980, Misc. Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 69: 41. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) martinicensis series, Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group of Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 227. Almendáriz C. and Orcés, 2004, Politécnica, Quito, 25: 123-124, provided distributional data for Ecuador. 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 note by Guayasamin and Funk, 2009, Zootaxa, 2220: 41-66, on this species at the Yanayacu Biological Station, Napo, Ecuador.

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