Pristimantis loujosti Yánez-Muñoz, Cisneros-Heredia, and Reyes-Puig, 2011

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

Pristimantis loujosti Yánez-Muñoz, Cisneros-Heredia, and Reyes-Puig, 2011 "2010", Avanc. Cienc. Ingen., Quito, Secc. B,, 2 (3): 29. Holotype: DHMECN 04843, by original designation. Type locality: "la Reserva Biológica La Candelaria (01° 27′ 5.9″ S, 78° 18′ 29.6″ W elevación 2800 m), parroquia Río Verde, Cantón Baños, Provincia de Tungurahua,República de Ecuador".

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality (Reserva Biológica La Candelaria, in the south-south-eastern part of the Provincia de Tungurahua, Ecuador, ca. 2800 m elevation).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Ecuador

Endemic: Ecuador


Similar to Pristimantis pycnodermis according to the original publication. Not assignable to a species group according to Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 127.

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