Pristimantis fetosus (Lynch and Rueda-Almonacid, 1998)

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

Eleutherodactylus fetosus Lynch and Rueda-Almonacid, 1998, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 22: 293. Holotype: ICN 40003, by original designation. Holotype: "COLOMBIA, Departamento de Caldas, Municipio de Pensilvania, Km 24 de la carretera Pensilvania a Arboleda, sitio 'Puerto Suárez', 2150 m".

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) fetosusRueda-Almonacid and Rueda-Martínez, 2004, in Rueda-Almonacid et al. (eds.), Libro Rojo Anf. Colombia: 326.

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

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

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the riparian habitats in cloud-forest in the headwaters of the Río Samaná, near Puerto Suarez, Caldas, Colombia, 1800–2650 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


See Rueda-Almonacid and Rueda-Martínez, 2004, in Rueda-Almonacid et al. (eds.), Libro Rojo Anf. Colombia: 326-329, for account and map. 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 map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus fetosus) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 338.

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