Pristimantis cryptopictus Patiño-Ocampo, Duarte-Marín, and Rivera-Correa, 2022

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

Pristimantis cryptopictus Patiño-Ocampo, Duarte-Marín, and Rivera-Correa, 2022, Rev. Latinoam. Herpetol., 5: 70. Holotipo: MHUA-A 12478, by original designation. Type locality: "Colombia, Departamento de Antioquia, Municipio El Carmen de Viboral, Vereda La Madera, vía El Carmen de Viboral-La Unión (6.032961º N, 75.327789º W, 2660 m s.n.m.)".   

English Names

None noted. 


Northern part of the Cordillera Central in subparamo and cloud forests in the Departament of Antioquia, including the municipalities of Bello, Belmira, Caldas, El Carmen de Viboral, El Retiro, Envigado, La Ceja, La Unión, Medellín, Rionegro, San Andrés de Cuerquia, Santa Rosa de Osos, and  Sonsón. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


Previously confused with Pristimantis dorsopictus, according to the original publication, where calls, comparative morphology, and molecular markers were detailed as well as assignment to the Pristimantis boulengeri group. 

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