Pristimantis huicundo (Guayasamin, Almeida-Reinoso, and Nogales-Sornosa, 2004)

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

Eleutherodactylus huicundo Guayasamin, Almeida-Reinoso, and Nogales-Sornosa, 2004, Herpetol. Monogr., 18: 128. Holotype: QCAZ 14753, by original designation. Type locality: "El Playón de San Francisco (approx. 77° 40′ W, 00° 38′ N; elevation 3400 m), Provincia Sucumbíos, Ecuador".

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

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

English Names

None noted.


Montane forest and páramo in the vicinity of El Playón de San Francisco, at elevation of 3229–3700 m, Provinci Sucumbíos, Cordillera Oriental in northern Ecuador, and reported in the Department of Nariño, Colombia.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia, Ecuador


In the Eleutherodactylus orcesi group according to the original publication. In the Pristimantis (Pristimantis) orcesi species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 125. Not assignable to a species group according to Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 127.

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