Pristimantis gretathunbergae Mebert, González-Pinzón, Miranda, Griffith, Veselý, Schmid, and Batista, 2022

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

Pristimantis gretathunbergae Mebert, González-Pinzón, Miranda, Griffith, Veselý, Schmid, and Batista, 2022, ZooKeys, 1081: 15. Holotype: MHCH 3082, by original designation. Type locality: "on the top of Cerro Chucantí (8.804621° N, -78.45950° W; near 1439 m a.s.l.), Maje Mountains, Río Congo Arriba, Distrito de Chepigana, Darién, Panama". http://zoobank.org/F9121E09-EA7C-4B9A-9ABA-7F65A82CAC2A

English Names

Greta Thunberg’s Rainfrog (original publication). 

Distribution

Eastern Panama with records from the Darien Mountains within Embera Comarca and the Maje Mountains within Darien and Panama Provinces; west into Central Panama, including records from Piedras-Pacora Mountains, Panama Province, and Cerro Bruja, Colon Province, both within Chagres National Park; farther west across the Panama Canal, into Altos del Maria, region of Gaita Hills, Panama Oeste Province, and in the region of El Cope, Omar Torrijos National Park, Coclé Province.

Comment

Comparative morphology, morphometrics, and molecular markers detailed in the original publication, where it was suggested that this species is the sister taxon of Pristimantis cruentus

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