Pristimantis platychilus (Lynch, 1996)

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

Eleutherodactylus platychilus Lynch, 1996, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 20: 340. Holotype: ICN 36901, by original designation. Type locality: "quebrada La Seca, finca San Pedro, ca. 7 km S Queremal, Municipio de Dagua, Departamento Valle del Cauca, Colombia, 1800-1850 m".

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

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

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Cloud forests on the western slope of the Cordillera Occidental from the Department of Cauca north through the departments of Risaralda, Valle de Cauca, and Chocó) to the Department of Antioquia, Colombia, 1580–2600 m elevation.

Comment

Most closely related to Eleutherodactylus permixtus, according to the original publication. 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 platychilus) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 369.

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