Pristimantis ruthveni (Lynch and Ruiz-Carranza, 1985)

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

Eleutherodactylus ruthveni Lynch and Ruiz-Carranza, 1985, Occas. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan, 711: 28. Holotype: ICN 3011, by original designation. Type locality: "Serranía Cebolleta, approximately 8 hours by foot E San Pedro de la Sierra," Municipio Ciénega, Departamento Magdalena, Colombia.

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) ruthveniLynch, 1996, in Powell and Henderson (eds.), Contr. W. Indian Herpetol.: 154; Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 232.

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

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

English Names

Ruthven's Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 79).

Distribution

Northwestern slope of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia, 1800–3500 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) conspicillatus series, unassigned to species group, according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 232. 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 map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus ruthveni) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 377. Rueda-Solano and Vargas-Salinas, 2010, Herpetozoa, Wien, 23: 88-90, discussed the elevational range and habitat of the species.

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