Pristimantis gagliardoi Bustamante and Mendelson, 2008

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

Pristimantis gagliardoi Bustamante and Mendelson, 2008, Zootaxa, 1820: 50. Holotype: QCAZ 27103, by original designation. Type locality: "La Libertad, Reserva Mazar, (S 02° 32′ 47″S, 078° 41′ 54.1″ W, 2895 m). Provincia Cañar, Ecuador".

Pristimantis (Huicundomantis) gagliardoi — Páez and Ron, 2019, ZooKeys, 868: 27. 

English Names

None noted.


Montane cloud forests on the western slope of the Ecuadorian Andes in Cañar and Morona Santiago provinces, Ecuador, 2700 to 2900 m elevation. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Ecuador

Endemic: Ecuador


In the Pristimantis unistrigatus group according to the original publication. Not assignable to a species group according to Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 127. 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. In the Pristimantis (Huicundomantis) cryptomelas species group of Páez and Ron, 2019, ZooKeys, 868: 95. 

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