Pristimantis glendae Ortega, Brito-M., and Ron, 2022

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

Pristimantis gelndae Ortega, Brito-M., and Ron, 2022, PeerJ, 10 (e13761): 26. Holotype: QCAZ 56437, by original designation. Type locality: "Ecuador, Morona Santiago Province, Canton Morona, Parish Sinaí, Sangay National Park, Paso Estrecho, between Río Volcán and Río Sangay, near a temporary camp, eastern base of the Sangay volcano, (2.0569° S; 78.2772° W), 2,191 m". Zoobank publication registration: AFBD6AC9-D3E2-4112-AC3F-A2156268ECB3

English Names

Glenda Rain Frog (original publication). 


Surroundings of the Volcan River (between the Volcan River and the Sangay River), in the eastern foothills of Sangay volcano, Sangay National Park and from the surroundings of Ankaku Community, Llanganates National Park, 2191–2266 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Ecuador

Endemic: Ecuador


Comparative morphology and molecular markers detailed in the original publication, where the species was assigned to the new Pristimantis anaiae species group, of uncertain placement within PristimantisReyes-Puig, Yánez-Muñoz, Libke, Vinueza, and Carrión-Olmedo, 2024, Evol. Syst., 8: 101–118, provided a molecular tree of the placement of this species as well as a morphological comparison with other members of the Pristimantis anaiae species group and a dot map of distribution.

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