Pristimantis brevicrus (Andersson, 1945)

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

Eleutherodactylus brevicrus Andersson, 1945, Ark. Zool., 37A(2): 40. Holotype: NHMG 120, according to Duellman and Lehr, 2009, Terrest.-breeding Frogs in Peru: 138. Type locality: "Watershed, Rio Pastaza", eastern Ecuador. 

Pristimantis brevicrus —  Ortega-Andrade, Rojas-Soto, Espinosa de los Monteros, Valencia, Read, and Ron, 2017, Herpetol. J., 26: 98.  

English Names

None noted. 

Distribution

Amazonian Colombia, Ecuador, and northern Peru, 101–1102 m elevation. 

Comment

Removed from the synonymy of Pristimantis altamazonicus by Ortega-Andrade, Rojas-Soto, Espinosa de los Monteros, Valencia, Read, and Ron, 2017, Herpetol. J., 26: 87–103, where it had been placed by Lynch, 1974, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 31: 14. Oliveira, Penhacek, Guimarães, Nascimento, Rodrigues, and Hernández-Ruz, 2019, MtDNA, Part A, 30: 731–738, discussed the relationships of the species and provided a polygon map. 

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