Pristimantis lucidosignatus Rödder and Schmitz, 2009

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

Pristimantis lucidosignatus Rödder and Schmitz, 2009, Rev. Suisse Zool., 116: 283. Holotype: MHNG 2392.27, by original designation. Type locality: "Tandapi, Pichincha, Ecuador, approximately 78.91° W, 0.54° S, 2,115 m a.s.l.".

Pristimantis (Trachyphrynus) lucidosignatus — Franco-Mena, Guayasamin, Andrade-Brito, Yánez-Muñoz, and Rojas-Runjaic, 2023, PeerJ, 11 (e14715): 17.

English Names

Lightspot Robber Frog (original publication).


Known only from San Francisco de Las Pampas, Cotopaxi Province, and Tandapi, Pichincha Province, Ecuador, in humid lowland tropical forest.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Ecuador

Endemic: Ecuador


In the Pristimantis myersi group according to the original publication, and of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 126.

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