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.


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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