Pristimantis hectus (Lynch and Burrowes, 1990)

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

Eleutherodactylus hectus Lynch and Burrowes, 1990, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 136: 18. Holotype: IND-AN 1441, by original designation. Type locality: "Reserva La Planada, Mcpio. Ricuarte, Depto. Nariño, Colombia, 1780 m".

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) hectusLynch, 1996, in Powell and Henderson (eds.), Contr. W. Indian Herpetol.: 154; Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 225.

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

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) hectusHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 125.

English Names

Dwarf Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 75).

Six-toed Rainfrog (Arteaga-Navarro, Bustamante, and Guayasamin, 2013, Amph. Rept. Mindo: 69). 

Distribution

Western slope of the Cordillera Occidental in the Department of Nariño, Colombia, 1200–2020 m elevation; also in adjacent northwestern Ecuador.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) myersi series, Eleutherodactylus myersi group of Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 225, who provided an account. In the Pristimantis myersi species group of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 126.

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