Pristimantis chamezensis Acosta-Galvis, Saldarriaga-Gómez, Ramírez, and Vargas-Ramírez, 2020

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

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) chamezensis Acosta-Galvis, Saldarriaga-Gómez, Ramírez, and Vargas-Ramírez, 2020, ZooKeys, 961: 137. Holotype: IAvH-Am-10269, by original designation. Type locality: "Colombia, Casanare Department, Chámeza Municipality, vereda Centro Norte, Chámeza forest, Cerro Pan de Azúcar, eastern flank of the Cordillera Oriental, Colombia. 05°15′24.4″N, 072°53′51.6″W, 2140 m a.s.l."

English Names

None noted. 


Known from the type locality (Chámeza Municipality) at an altitude between 2125–2160 m elevation in an Andean and relictual cloud forest in the Casanare region on the eastern flank of the Cordillera Oriental of Colombia. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


Most closely related to Pristimantis nicefori, according to the original publication. In the Pristimantis conspicillatus group, Pristimantis nicefori clade of Fouquet, Réjaud, Rodrigues, Ron, Chaparro, Osorno-Muñoz, Werneck, Hrbek, Lima, Camacho-Badani, Jaramillo-Martinez, and Chave, 2022, Syst. Biodiversity, 20(1: 2130464): 1–16, who reported on phylogenetics and biogeography. 

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