Pristimantis vidua (Lynch, 1979)

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

Eleutherodactylus vidua Lynch, 1979, Misc. Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 66: 49. Holotype: KU 120082, by original designation. Type locality: "15 km E Ciudad Loja, Provincia Zamora-Chinchipe, Ecuador, 2800 m".

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) viduaLynch, 1996, in Powell and Henderson (eds.), Contr. W. Indian Herpetol.: 154; Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 234.

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

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) viduaHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 125.

English Names

Mountain Crest Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 80).

Distribution

Páramo grasslands along the mountain crests east and north of Loja, Zamora Chinchipe Province, Ecuador, 2710–3100 m.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) conspicillatus series, Eleutherodactylus orestes group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 234. In the Pristimantis (Pristimantis) orestes species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 125. 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 vidua) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 389.

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