Pristimantis maryanneae Reyes-Puig, Reyes-Puig, Franco-Mena, Jost, and Yánez-Muñoz, 2022

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

Pristimantis maryanneae Reyes-Puig, Reyes-Puig, Franco-Mena, Jost, and Yánez-Muñoz, 2022, ZooKeys, 1081: 69. Holotype: DHMECN 14454, by original designation. Type locality: "Naturetrek Vizcaya Reserve, Ulba Parish, Baños township, Tungurahua Province, Republic of Ecuador (-1.357750, -78.393533; 2404 m elev.)". 

English Names

Maryanne’s Robber Frog (original publication). 


Known only from the type locality, Naturetek Vizcaya Reserve, located in Ulba Parish, Baños township, Tungurahua Province, at 2400 m elevation in the eastern versant on the Andes in central Ecuador, near the southwestern limit of Llanganates National Park. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Ecuador

Endemic: Ecuador


Comparative morphology detailed in the original publication, and not assigned to species group. Reyes-Puig, Yánez-Muñoz, Libke, Vinueza, and Carrión-Olmedo, 2024, Evol. Syst., 8: 101–118, provided a molecular tree of the placement of this species as well as a morphological comparison with other members of the Pristimantis anaiae species group and a dot map of distribution.

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