Pristimantis buckleyi (Boulenger, 1882)

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

Hylodes buckleyi Boulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 217. Syntypes: BMNH 1878.1.25.40-44; BMNH 1878.1.25.40 designated lectotype by Lynch, 1981, Misc. Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 72: 4. Type locality: "Intac", Provincia Imbabura, Ecuador.

Eleutherodactylus buckleyiStejneger, 1904, Annu. Rep. U.S. Natl. Mus. for 1902: 582-583, by implication; Andersson, 1945, Ark. Zool., 37A(2): 34.

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) buckleyiLynch, 1996, in Powell and Henderson (eds.), Contr. W. Indian Herpetol.: 154; Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 221.

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

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) buckleyiHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 121.

English Names

Buckley's Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 73).

Distribution

Western Andes in Colombia from the department of Valle del Cauca and the Central Andes of Colombia in western Tolima and eastern Valle del Cauca south to the Nudo de Pasto and south in the Western and Eastern Andes of Ecuador south to Nevado Cayambe (2400-3700 m).

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus curtipes assembly of the Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group. See account by Lynch, 1981, Misc. Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 72: 4-7. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) conspicillatus series, Eleutherodactylus curtipes group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 221. Mueses-Cisneros, 2005, Caldasia, 27: 235, provided a record for Putumayo, Colombia. In the Pristimantis (Pristimantis) curtipes species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 120-121. In the reformulated Pristimantis devillei species group of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 126. Cuellar-Valencia, Gomez-Figueroa, and Bolívar-García, 2020, Herpetol. Notes, 13: 609–612, provided a record from Farallones de Cali National Park, Valle del Cauca, Colombia, and mapped the range in Colombia. 

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