Pristimantis ixalus (Lynch, 2003)

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

Eleutherodactylus ixalus Lynch, 2003, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 27: 450. Holotype: ICN 47886, by original designation. Type locality: "COLOMBIA, Departamento de Santander, Municipio de Betulia, vereda Palma de Oro, Finca La Antigua, 1300-1700 msnm., 6° 57′ N, 73° 19′ W".

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

Pristimantis (Hypodictyon) ixalusHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 116.

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality in the northern Cordillera Oriental (Finca La Antigua, 1300–1700 msnm., 6° 57′ N, 73° 19′ W, Departamento de Santander) of Colombia.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


In the Eleutherodactylus conspicillatus group, and most similar to Eleutherdactylus w-nigrum, according to the original publication. In the Pristimantis (Hypodictyon) rubicundus group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 116. In the Pristimantis ridens species group of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 126.

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