Pristimantis adiastolus Duellman and Hedges, 2007

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Strabomantidae > Subfamily: Pristimantinae > Genus: Pristimantis > Species: Pristimantis adiastolus

Pristimantis adiastolus Duellman and Hedges, 2007, Phyllomedusa, 6: 121. Holotype: KU 291681, by original designation. Type locality: "1.5 km NW Cacazú, 1200 m, 10° 38′ S, 75° 07′ W, Departamento Pasco, Peru".

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) adiastolusHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 120. See comment under Pristimantis regarding subgenera. 

English Names

None noted.


Lower humid montane forest at an elevation of 1200 m on the eastern slopes of the Cordillera Yanachaga in Departmento Pasco, central Peru.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


In the Pristimantis (Pristimantis) peruvianus group, most similar to Pristimantis bipunctatus, according to the original publication. In the Pristimantis  peruvianus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 120, and Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 125. See Duellman and Lehr, 2009, Terrest.-breeding Frogs in Peru: 136-137, for brief account. In the Pristimantis conspicillatus group, Pristimantis conspicillatus clade of Fouquet, Réjaud, Rodrigues, Ron, Chaparro, Osorno-Muñoz, Werneck, Hrbek, Lima, Camacho-Badani, Jaramillo-Martinez, and Chave, 2022, Syst. Biodiversity, 20(1: 2130464): 1–16, who reported on phylogenetics and biogeography, and who noted the nominal species to be composed of at least two lineage-species.

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