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.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Venezuela

Endemic: 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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