Pristimantis mutabilis Guayasamin, Krynak, Krynak, Culebras, and Hutter, 2015

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

Pristimantis mutabilis Guayasamin, Krynak, Krynak, Culebras, and Hutter, 2015, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 173: 916. Holotype: MZUTI 2190, by original designation. Type locality: "Reserva Las Gralarias (00.00843° S, 78.7305° W; 2063 m.a.s.l.), Pichincha province, Ecuador". 

English Names

Mutable Rainfrog (original publication). 

Mutable Cutin (Freile, Coloma, Terán-Valdez, Acosta-López, Tapia, and Pazmiño-Otamendi, 2020, Anfibios de Junín:44).

Distribution

Reported from a few localities in the foothills of western Pichincha, Imbabura, and Carchi (1850 to 2100 m elevation) as well as Junín (300 to 700 m elevation), Ecuador. 

Comment

In the Pristimantis myersi group, mostly closely related to Pristimantis verecundus, according to the original publication. See Freile, Coloma, Terán-Valdez, Acosta-López, Tapia, and Pazmiño-Otamendi, 2020, Anfibios de Junín: 44–45, for brief account for Junín, Ecuador (identification, call, habitat, range and photograph).

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