Pristimantis altamnis Elmer and Cannatella, 2008

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

Pristimantis altamnis Elmer and Cannatella, 2008, Zootaxa, 1784: 15. Holotype: QCAZ25311, by original designation. Type locality: "Cando community, upper Napo river, parroquía Talag, Napo province, Ecuador (S 01° 05.71′, W 77° 55.47′, altitude 680 m)".

English Names

None noted.


Throughout the Pacific humid upland tropical forests of Ecuador, 400–1150 m elevation, possibly into adjacent Colombia and Peru.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Ecuador

Endemic: Ecuador


Confused with Pristimantis ockendeni prior to its naming Not assignable to species group according to Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 127. Brito-M., Batallas-Revelo, and Yánez-Muñoz, 2017, Neotropical Biodiversity, 3: 125–156. provided a record from Morona Santiago, Ecuador and brief natural history notes. 

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