Pristimantis aniptopalmatus (Duellman and Hedges, 2005)

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

Eleutherodactylus aniptopalmatus Duellman and Hedges, 2005, Copeia, 2005: 529. Holotype: KU 291626, by original designation. Type locality: "Peru, Departamento de Pasco, Provincia de Oxapampa, 2.9 km north and 5.5 km east (airline) of Oxapampa, Cumbre de Ollón, 2300 m elevation".

Pristimantis aniptopalmatusHeinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: Table 2.

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

English Names

None noted.


Known from elevations of 2300–2600 m on the western slopes of the Cordillera Yanachaga in central Peru (Provincia de Oxapampa, Departamento de Pasco).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) unistrigatus group 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: 141-142, for brief account.

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.