Pristimantis mars (Lynch and Ruiz-Carranza, 1996)

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

Eleutherodactylus mars Lynch and Ruiz-Carranza, 1996, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 20: 348. Holotype: ICN 30335, by original designation. Type locality: "'La Empalada'; Quebrada La Empalada, Km 13 carretera Mistrató a San Antonio del Chamí, Municipio de Mistrató, Departamento de Risaralda, Colombia, 1760-1790 m".

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

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) marsHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 118. See comment under Pristimantis regarding the status of the subgenus. 

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality in the Department of Risaralda, Colombia, 1760–1790 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


The sister species of Eleutherodactylus bellona according to the original publication. In the subgenus Pristimantis bellona species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 118, and of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 125. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus mars) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 356.

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