Pristimantis signifer (Ruiz-Carranza, Lynch, and Ardila-Robayo, 1997)

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

Eleutherodactylus signifer Ruiz-Carranza, Lynch, and Ardila-Robayo, 1997, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 21: 167. Holotype: ICN 20049, by original designation. Type locality: "Colombia, Departamento del Chocó, Municipio San José del Palmar, 12-12.6 Km. por carretera E. San José del Palmar, flanco occidntal Serranía de los Paraguas, 1850-1860 m."

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

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

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Known only from the quebradas along the highway between Cartago and San José del Palmar on the western slopes of the Serranía de los Paraguas, 1850–1860 m elevation, Departamento Chocó, Colombia.

Comment

Considered the sister species of Eleutherodactylus pugnax in 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 signifer) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 380.

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