Pristimantis paramerus (Rivero, 1984)

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

Eleutherodactylus paramerus Rivero, 1984 "1982", Mem. Soc. Cienc. Nat. La Salle, 42: 20. Holotype: UPRM 2926, by original designation. Type locality: "Páramo de Santo Domingo, región de Mucuchíes, Edo. Mérida, Venezuela, 3.330 m."

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) paramerusLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 230.

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

Mucubatrachus paramerusLa Marca, 2007 "2006", Herpetotropicos, Mérida, 3: 78.

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) paramerusHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 118.

English Names

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


Páramo de Santo Domingo in the Mérida Andes in the state of Mérida, Venezuela, 2900–3300 m elevation.


In the Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group, according to the original publication. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) conspicillatus group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 229. In the subgenus Pristimantis, but unnassigned to species group by Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 118, or by Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 128. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus paramerus) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 364. Gross, 2009 "2008", Herpetotropicos, Mérida, 5: 9–20, provided data on abundance.

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