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.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: 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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