Pristimantis bellona (Lynch, 1992)

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

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) bellona Lynch, 1992, Copeia, 1992: 826. Holotype: ICN 16330, by original designation. Type locality: "Finca El Palmar, 16 km SW Nutibara on the road to La Blanquita (Murri), región de Murri—Alto de Cuevas, corregimiento de Nutibara, Municipio de Frontino, Departamento de Antioquia, Colombia, 1960 m".

Pristimantis bellonaHeinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: Table 2; Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 125. 

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) bellonaHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 118. See comment regarding subgenera under the generic record. 

English Names

Murri Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 72).


Cloud forest in the region of the type locality on on the western slope of the Cordillera Occidental, Antioquia, Colombia, 1100–2000 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


In the Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group, subgenus Eleutherodactylus, according to the original publication. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) martinicensis series, Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 220. In the subgenus Pristimantis bellona species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 118, and of of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 125. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus bellona) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 321. 

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