Diasporus quidditus (Lynch, 2001)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Eleutherodactylidae > Subfamily: Eleutherodactylinae > Genus: Diasporus > Species: Diasporus quidditus

Eleutherodactylus quidditus Lynch, 2001, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 25: 294. Holotype: ICN 45173, by original designation. Type locality: "COLOMBIA, Valle de Cauca, municipio Buenaventura, Estación Forestal (de la Universidad de Tolima) 'Bajo Calima', 50 m, 3° 59´ N 76° 57´ W".

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

Diasporus quidditusHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 47.

English Names

None noted.


Central Panama east through to an including northwestern Colombia at elevations of sea level to about 500 m.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia, Panama


In the Eleutherodactylus diastema group according to the original publication. Transferred to Diasporus Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 47, on the basis of molecular data. Köhler, 2011, Amph. Cent. Am.: 140–191, provided a key to the genera and species of Brachycephaloidea (= Craugastoridae, Eleutherodactylidae) in Central America and provided maps and photographs of the species, including this one. Lotzkat, Wehrenberg, Haas, and Köhler, 2021, Check List, 17: 1541–1556, reported the species (as Diasporus aff. quidditus) from  the upper drainage of Río Guázaro, Parque Nacional Santa Fé, Veraguas, Panama. 

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