Pristimantis nicefori (Cochran and Goin, 1970)

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

Eleutherodactylus nicefori Cochran and Goin, 1970, Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 288: 407. Holotype: USNM 147012, by original designation. Type locality: "Páramo del Almorzadero, Santander, Colombia".

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) niceforiLynch, 1996, in Powell and Henderson (eds.), Contr. W. Indian Herpetol.: 154; Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 229.

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

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

English Names

Niceforo's Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 77).

Distribution

Páramos of the northern Cordillera Oriental of Colombia and adjacent Venezuela.

Comment

See La Marca, 1992, Cuad. Geograf., Mérida, 9: 40, for Venezuelan record. See account by Lynch, 1994, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 19: 195-203. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) martinicensis series, Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 229. Barrio-Amorós, 1999 "1998", Acta Biol. Venezuelica, 18: 53, commented on the Venezuelan distribution. 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.

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