Pristimantis pastazensis (Andersson, 1945)

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

Eleutherodactylus pastazensis Andersson, 1945, Ark. Zool., 37A(2): 37. Syntypes: NHRM 1918 (2 specimens) by original indication; the larger specimen designated the lectotype by Lynch and Duellman, 1980, Misc. Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 69: 46. Type locality: "Yauguilla" (= Yungilla) and "mount Tungura [= Mount Tungurahua], 1840 m above the sea level", eastern Ecuador; restricted to Yauguilla, Provincia Tungurahua, Ecuador, by lectotype designation.

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

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

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

English Names

Pastaza Valley Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 78).

Distribution

Upper Río Pastaza Valley in the vicinity of Baños, 1800–1840 m elevation, Tungurahua Province, Ecuador.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) martinicensis series, Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 230. See account by Lynch and Duellman, 1980, Misc. Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 69: 45-46. 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. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus pastazensis) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 365.

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