Pristimantis parvillus (Lynch, 1976)

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

Eleutherodactylus parvillus Lynch, 1976, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 55: 19. Holotype: KU 111345, by original designation. Type locality: "Tandapi, Prov. Pichincha, Ecuador, 1460 m."

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

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

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

English Names

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

Minute Rainfrog (Arteaga-Navarro, Bustamante, and Guayasamin, 2013, Amph. Rept. Mindo: 81). 

Distribution

Elevations of 20–2000 m in the Chocoan lowlands and on the western slopes of the Andes in Ecuador and southern Colombia (Nariño). 

Comment

See account by Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 121-122, who noted that previous reports of this species from Colombia are based on specimens of Eleutherodactylus palmeri and who placed this species in the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) martinicensis series, Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group. 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: 128. Mueses-Cisneros and Moreno-Quintero, 2012, Herpetotropicos, Mérida, 7: 39–54, reported on a collection from Reserva Natural Biotopo Selva Húmeda, Barbacoas, Nariño, Colombia. Arteaga-Navarro, Bustamante, and Guayasamin, 2013, Amph. Rept. Mindo: 81–82, provided an account and dot map for Ecuador. 

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