Pristimantis andinognomus Lehr and Coloma, 2008

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

Pristimantis andinognomus Lehr and Coloma, 2008, Herpetologica, 64: 355. Holotype: QCAZ16695, by original designation. Type locality: "Reserva Tapichalaca, on road between Yangana and Valladolid (04°28′ S, 79°08′ W; 2667 m), Provincia Zamora-Chinchipe, Ecuador".

English Names

Andean Dwarf Robber Frog (Székely, Eguiguren, Ordóñez-Delgado, Armijos-Ojeda, and Székely, 2020, PLoS One, 15(9: e0238306): 14). 

Distribution

Known from two localities in the Cordillera Oriental of the southern Ecuadorian Andes (Abra de Zamora and Reserva Tapichalaca, Provincia Zamora-Chinchipe), 2400–2800 m elevation. See comment. 

Comment

Most closely related to Pristimantis caeruleonotus and Pristimantis colodactylus according to the original publication Not assignable to species group according to Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 127. Székely, Eguiguren, Ordóñez-Delgado, Armijos-Ojeda, and Székely, 2020, PLoS One, 15(9: e0238306): 14–16, suggested that the nominal species is a complex of at least two species, the population at the type locality and the population in the higher parts of the Abra de Zamora. 

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