Pristimantis chimu Lehr, 2007

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

Pristimantis chimu Lehr, 2007, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 159: 146. Holotype: MCZ 136071, by original designation. Type locality: "2-3 km NW (straight-line) El Pargo (Llama-Humabos Road) 3,000-3,100 m, Departamento de Cajamarca, Peru".

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) chimuHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 125.

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality (2–3 km northwest of El Pargo, Cajamarca, Peru, 3000–3100 m elevation) in the Cordillera Occidental.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


In the Pristimantis orestes group according to the original publication. In the Pristimantis (Pristimantis) orestes species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 125. Not assignable to a species group according to Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 127. See Duellman and Lehr, 2009, Terrest.-breeding Frogs in Peru: 159-160, for brief account.

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