Pristimantis culatensis (La Marca, 2007)

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

Mucubatrachus culatensis La Marca, 2007 "2006", Herpetotropicos, Mérida, 3: 72. Holotype: ULABG912, by original designation. Type locality: "'Paramo La Culata, 2870 m (8° 44′ 33″ N, 71° 04′ 20″ W), Municipio Libertador, Estado Mérida".

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) culatensisHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 118.

English Names

None noted.


Páramo to upper cloud forest on the Sierra de la Culata, Municipality of Libertador, Mérida state, Venezuela, 2870–2900 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Venezuela

Endemic: Venezuela


In the subgenus Pristimantis, but unnassigned to species group by Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 118. or by Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 127. See Barrio-Amorós, Rojas-Runjaic, and Señaris, 2019, Amph. Rept. Conserv., 13 (1: e180): 114–115, for comments on range and literature.

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