Diasporus tigrillo (Savage, 1997)

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

Eleutherodactylus tigrillo Savage, 1997, Amphibia-Reptilia, 18: 241. Holotype: CRE 7177A, by original designation; now in LACM. Type locality: "Alto Lari at the confluence of the Río Lari and Río Dipari, about 21 km SW Amubri, Distrito Bratsi, Cantón de Talama[n]ca, Provincia de Limón, Costa Rica, (440 m)".

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

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

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the valley of the Rio Larí, Limón Province, Costa Rica, 400–440 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Costa Rica

Endemic: Costa Rica


In the Eleutherodactylus diastema group, Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus series, according to the original publication. Savage, 2002, Amph. Rept. Costa Rica: 274, provided an account and placed this species in his Eleutherodactylus martinicensis series, Eleutherodactylus diastema group. Transferred to Diasporus by Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 47. 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. See comment under Diasporus citrinobapheus. 

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