Pristimantis luteolateralis (Lynch, 1976)

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

Eleutherodactylus luteolateralis Lynch, 1976, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 55: 13. Holotype: KU 131674, by original designation. Type locality: "Tandapi, Prov. Pichincha, Ecuador, 1460 m."

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) luteolateralisLynch, 1996, in Powell and Henderson (eds.), Contr. W. Indian Herpetol.: 154; Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 227.

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

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) luteolateralisHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 128.

English Names

White-striped Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 76).

Yellow-groined Rainfrog (Arteaga-Navarro, Bustamante, and Guayasamin, 2013, Amph. Rept. Mindo: 76). 

Distribution

Wet forest at elevations of 1241 to 1960 m in the Río Blanco drainage of Cotopaxi, Imbabura, Pichincha, and Santo Domingo provinces, Ecuador.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group. See account by Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 113-114, who placed it inn the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) martinicensis series, Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group. In the Pristimantis (Pristimantis) unistrigatus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 128. Not assignable to a species group according to Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 127. See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus luteolateralis) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 620. Arteaga-Navarro, Bustamante, and Guayasamin, 2013, Amph. Rept. Mindo: 76–77, provided an account and dot map for Ecuador. Arteaga-Navarro, Pyron, Peñafiel, Romero-Barreto, Culebras, Bustamante, Yánez-Muñoz, and Guayasamin, 2016, PLoS One, 11(4: e0151746): 1–40, mapped and placed this species phylogenetically as well as comparing it to close relatives.  

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