Pristimantis cordovae (Lehr and Duellman, 2007)

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

Eleutherodactylus cordovae Lehr and Duellman, 2007, Copeia, 2007: 141. Holotype: MUSM 21990, by original designation. Type locality: "Peru, Departamento de Libertad, Provincia de Santiago de Chuco, Distrito de Quiruvilca, ca. 8 km NE Quiruvilca, approx. 7° 55′ 13.0″ S, 78° 12′ 32.0″ W, 3542 m". , from Caraz".

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

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

English Names

None noted.


Known only from four localities at elevations of 3400–3642 m between Quiruvilca and Huamachuco on the eastern slopes of the Cordillera Occidental in northwestern Peru (Departamento de Libertad), Peru.


In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) orestes group according to the original publication. Duellman and Lehr, 2007, Sci. Pap. Nat. Hist. Mus. Univ. Kansas, 39: 1-13, briefly discussed the range. 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: 164-165, for brief account.

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