Pristimantis gentryi (Lynch and Duellman, 1997)

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

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) gentryi Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 97. Holotype: KU 131540, by original designation. Type locality: "'5 km E (by road) Pilalo' (estimated distance), 3200 m ( 00° 56′ 15″ S, 78° 45′ 30″ W), Provincia Cotopaxi, Ecuador".

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

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) gentryiHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 121.

English Names

None noted.


Elevations of 2850–3380 m in the upper reaches of cloud forest, principally in the humid subtemperate regime, west of the Páramo de Apagua, Provincia Cotopaxi, Ecuador.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Ecuador

Endemic: Ecuador


Subgenus Eleutherodactylus, Eleutherodactylus curtipes group according to the original publication. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) conspicillatus series, Eleutherodactylus curtipes group of Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 225. In the Pristimantis (Pristimantis) curtipes species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 120–121. In the reformulated Pristimantis devillei species group of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 126. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus gentryi) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 340.

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