Pristimantis albertus Duellman and Hedges, 2007

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

Pristimantis albertus Duellman and Hedges, 2007, Phyllomedusa, 6: 124. Holotype: KU 291675, by original designation. Type locality: "Río San Alberto, 0.9 km N, 2.1 k E Oxapampa, 1970 m, 10° 33′ 36″ S, 75° 24′ W, Departamento Pasco, Peru".

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) albertusHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 126.

English Names

None noted.


Known  from the region of the type locality (0.9 km north and 2.1 km east of Oxapampa, Departmento Pasco, 1970 m elevation) and 65 km (airline) east of the type locality (Río Huatziroki valley, 1970 m elevation, Distrito Pichanaqui, Provincia Chanchamayo, Región Junín), central Peru.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


In the Pristimantis (Pristimantis) peruvianus group, most similar to Pristimantis stictogaster, according to the original publication. In the Pristimantis (Pristimantis) peruvianus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 126; this reformulated as the Pristimantis danae species group by  Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 125. See Duellman and Lehr, 2009, Terrest.-breeding Frogs in Peru: 137-138, for brief account. Moravec, Lehr, and Kodejš, 2020, ZooKeys, 994: 140–143, provided a new record from Junín, Peru, and provided data on morphology and coloration from the new specimens. Venegas, García Ayachi, Marchelie, Ormeño, and Catenazzi, 2023, Taxonomy, 3: 331–345, detailed the advertisement call, provided a dot-map of the species, and compared the species with Pristimantis clarae

External links:

Please note: these links will take you to external websites not affiliated with the American Museum of Natural History. We are not responsible for their content.