Pristimantis ameliae Barrio-Amorós, 2012

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

Pristimantis ameliae Barrio-Amorós, 2012 "2011", Anartia, Zulia, 23: 19. Holotype: CVULA 7118, by original designation. Type locality: "San Javier del Valle, 08° 56′43″ N, 70° 25′54″ W, 2500 m", Estado Mérida, Venezuela".

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality in cloud forest at 2500 m elevation on the eastern versant of the Sierra de la Culata, facing the Río Mucujún valley, Estado Mérida, Venezuela.


Not assignable to species group according to Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 127. See Barrio-Amorós, Rojas-Runjaic, and Señaris, 2019, Amph. Rept. Conserv., 13 (1: e180): 111, for comments on range and literature with special reference to Venezuela.

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