Pristimantis tamsitti (Cochran and Goin, 1970)

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

Eleutherodactylus latidiscus tamsitti Cochran and Goin, 1970, Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 288: 418. Holotype: FMNH 69735, by original designation. Type locality: "near San Adolfo, 1400 meters, on the Río Suaza, Acevedo, Huila, Colombia".

Eleutherodactylus tamsittiLynch, 1976, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 61: 17; Lynch, Ruiz-Carranza, and Ardila-Robayo, 1994, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 170: 13.

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) tamsittiLynch, 1996, in Powell and Henderson (eds.), Contr. W. Indian Herpetol.: 154; Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 233.

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

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

English Names

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

Distribution

Moderate elevations (1350–2040 m) on the eastern slopes of the Cordillera Oriental in extreme western Department of Caquetá, as well as the type locality in the headwaters of the Río Magdalena, Department of Huila, Colombia.

Comment

Lynch, 1976, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 61: 17, elevated this taxon to species status with no further comment. Lynch, Ruiz-Carranza, and Ardila-Robayo, 1994, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 170: 1–42, redescribed the species, made assignment to the Eleutherodactylus devillei species group, and noted a possible synapomorphy with Eleutherodactylus cremnobates. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) martinicensis series, Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 233. 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 statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus tamsitti) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 621.

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