Pristimantis colonensis (Mueses-Cisneros, 2007)

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

Eleutherodactylus colonensis Mueses-Cisneros, 2007, Zootaxa, 1498: 35. Holotype: ICN 49805, by original designation. Type locality: "COLOMBIA, Departamento del Putumayo, Valle de Sibundoy, Municipio de Sibundoy, Vereda Fátima, property of Emilia Campaña (ca. 01° 11′N, 76° 52′ W), 2400 m".

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

English Names

None noted.


Known from Valle de Sibundoy in Colón, San Francisco and Sibundoy municipalities, Putumatyo, Colombia, at elevations of 2200–2750 m; Provincia Sucumbio, Ecuador, at several localities at elevations of 2286–2600 m.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia, Ecuador


Similar to Eleutherodactylus eriphus and Eleutherodactylus taciturnus according to the original publication. Yánez-Muñoz, Toral-Contreras, Meza-Ramos, Reyes-Puig, Bejarano-Muñoz, Mueses-Cisneros, and Paucar, 2012, Check List, 8: 286–290, reported this species in Ecuador and commented on the range. Not assignable to a species group according to Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 127. 


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