Strabomantis ingeri (Cochran and Goin, 1961)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Craugastoridae > Subfamily: Craugastorinae > Genus: Strabomantis > Species: Strabomantis ingeri

Amblyphrynus ingeri Cochran and Goin, 1961, Fieldiana, Zool., 39: 543. Holotype: FMNH 81915, by original designation. Type locality: "8 km. south of Gachala, San Isidro, Cundinamarca, Colombia, at an altitude of 2350 meters".

Eleutherodactylus ingeriLynch, 1981, Caldasia, 13: 313-332.

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) ingeriLynch, 1996, in Powell and Henderson (eds.), Contr. W. Indian Herpetol.: 154. Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 226.

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

Strabomantis ingeriHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 131.

English Names

Inger's Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 75).


Isolated populations along the eastern and western slopes of the Cordillera Oriental of Colombia (1550-2350 m) in the departments of Cundinamarca, Santander, and Norte de Santander, possibly to be found in adjacent Venezuela.


In the Eleutherodactylus sulcatus group, according to Lynch, 1981, Caldasia, 13: 318, who provided a redescription. See account by Cochran and Goin, 1970, Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 288: 360-363. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) sulcatus series, Eleutherodactylus sulcatus group of Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 226. See account by Lynch, 1997, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 21: 359. Lynch and Renjifo, 2001, Guia Anf. Rept. Bogota: 55, presented a brief account and photograph. Ramírez-Pinilla, 2004, in Rueda-Almonacid et al. (eds.), Libro Rojo Anf. Colombia: 330-333, provided an account and map. In the Strabomantis biporcatus species series, Strabomantis cornutus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 131. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus ingeri) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 348.

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