Pristimantis auricarens (Myers and Donnelly, 2008)

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

Eleutherodactylus auricarens Myers and Donnelly, 2008, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 308: 45. Holotype: EBRG 2725, by original designation. Type locality: "summit of Auyantepui at 5° 54′ N, 62° 29′ W (AMNH--Terramar Camp 2), 1750 m, Bolívar, Venezuela".

Pristimantis auricarens — Myers and Donnelly, 2008, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 308: 147.

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality (summit of Auyantepui, Bolívar, Venezuela, elevation 1600 m).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Venezuela

Endemic: Venezuela


In the Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group according to the original publication; therefore in Pristimantis (DRF). Not assignable to species group according to Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 127. Señaris, Lampo, Rojas-Runjaic, and Barrio-Amorós, 2014, Guía Ilust. Anf. Parque Nac. Canaima: 92–93, provided a photograph and a brief account for the Parque Nacional de Canaima, Venezuela. See Barrio-Amorós, Rojas-Runjaic, and Señaris, 2019, Amph. Rept. Conserv., 13 (1: e180): 113, for comments on range and literature.

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