Pristimantis pycnodermis (Lynch, 1979)

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

Eleutherodactylus pycnodermis Lynch, 1979, Misc. Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 66: 35. Holotype: USNM 199754, by original designation. Type locality: "San Vicente, Provincia Morona-Santiago, Ecuador, 2805-2835 m."

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) pycnodermisLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 231.

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

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

English Names

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

Distribution

Páramo into upper cloud forests in the Cordillera de Matanga east of Cuenca, Provincia Morona Santiago, southern Ecuador, 2652–3384 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) martinicensis series, Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 231. 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 pycnodermis) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 371.

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