Pristimantis gualacenio Urgilés, Sánchez-Nivicela, Nieves, and Yánez-Muñoz, 2014

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

Pristimantis gualacenio Urgilés, Sánchez-Nivicela, Nieves, and Yánez-Muñoz, 2014, Avanc. Cienc. Ingen., Quito, Secc. B,, 6: 56. Holotype: DHMECN 10747, by original designation. Type locality: "el Área Ecológica de Conservación Municipal Tinajillas–Río Gualaceño (3° 01’13.8”S, 78° 32’51.”W, 3200 m de elevación.), parroquia General Leonidas Plaza, cantón Limón–Indanza, provincia de Morona-Santiago, República del Ecuador". 

English Names

None noted. 


Known with confidence on from the páramo at 3200 m in the Reserva Municipal Tinajillas–Gualaceño, province of Morona-Santiago, southeast versant of the Andes of Ecuador. See comment. 


Not assigned to a species group in the original publication. Brito-M., Batallas-Revelo, and Yánez-Muñoz, 2017, Neotropical Biodiversity, 3: 125–156, provided records of Pristimantis aff. gualacenio from Tinguichaca, Sambalán and Cisnian, Morona Santiago, Ecuador, 2800 to 3500 m elevation, and brief natural history notes. 

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