Pristimantis delius (Duellman and Mendelson, 1995)

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

Eleutherodactylus delius Duellman and Mendelson, 1995, Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull., 55: 353. Holotype: URP (W.E. Duellman 59957), by original designation. Type locality: "study zone at San Jacinto, (02° 18′ 44.8″ S, 75° 51′ 46.0″ W, 183 m), Provincia Loreto, Departamento Loreto, Peru".

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) deliusLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 223.

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

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

English Names

None noted.


The type locality in extreme northern Department of Loreto, as well as the Regional Conservation Area Imiría, Department of Ucayali, Peru; Amazonian Ecuador; also reported in Cruzeiro do Sul, Acre, Brazil.


In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) martinicensis series, Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group of Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 223. In the Pristimantis (Pristimantis) unistrigatus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 128. 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: 174-175 (and page 370–371 for addenda), for brief account. López-Rojas, Ramalho, Susçuarana, and Souza, 2013, Check List, 9: 1548–1551, provided a range extension into Acre, Brazil. Brito-M., Batallas-Revelo, and Yánez-Muñoz, 2017, Neotropical Biodiversity, 3: 125–156. provided a record from Morona Santiago, Ecuador and brief natural history notes. Moravec, Arista-Tuanama, Gagliardi-Urrutia, and Gvoždík, 2016, Acta Soc. Zool. Bohem., 80: 317–341, provided the records from the department of Ucayali, Amazonian Peru. 

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