Pristimantis truebae (Lynch and Duellman, 1997)

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

Eleutherodactylus truebae Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 140. Holotype: KU 202620, by original designation. Type locality: "4 km N Zhud, 3040 m (02° 28′ S, 79° 00′ W), Provincia Cañar, Ecuador.

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) truebaeLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 233.

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

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) truebaeHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 121.

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Elevations of 2870–3190 m at the upper edge of humid montane forests on the western slopes of the Andes in the provinces of Bolívar, Cañar, and Cotopaxi, Ecuador.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) conspicillatus series, Eleutherodactylus devillei group, likely the sister species of Eleutherodacylus vertebralis, according to the original publication. In the Pristimantis (Pristimantis) devillei species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 121. In the reformulated Pristimantis devillei species group of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 126. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus truebae) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 386.

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