Pristimantis batrachites (Lynch, 2003)

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

Eleutherodactylus batrachites Lynch, 2003, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 27: 457. Holotype: ICN 47887, by original designation. Type locality: "COLOMBIA, Departamento de Norte de Santander, municipio de Cucutilla, vereda Carrizal, sitio Sisavita, 2180—2250 msnm. 7° 13′ N, 72° 51′ W".

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

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) batrachitesHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 128.

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality in the northern part of the Cordillera Oriental of Colombia (Sisavita, 13′ N, 72° 51′ W, Departamento de Norte de Santander, Colombia, 2180–2250 m elevation).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


Allied to Eleutherodactylus ganonotis and Eleutherodactylus viridis according to the original publication. In the Pristimantis (Pristimantis) unistrigatus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 128. Not assignable to species group according to Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 127. 

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