Pristimantis nanus Zumel, Buckley, and Ron, 2021

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

Pristimantis nanus Zumel, Buckley, and Ron, 2021, Zool. J. Linn. Soc.: 1–40. Holotype: QCAZ 72596, by original designation. Type locality: "Ecuador, Provincia Morona Santiago, Cantón Gualaquiza, Parroquia Bomboiza, in the buffer zone of El Quimi Biological Reserve, tepui plateau on the eastern side of the Quimi River (3.5182º S, 78.3913º W), 1994 m a.s.l." Zoobank registration: urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:594B77F6-9A58-49EC-8088-3B79E98891F2

English Names

Dwarf Rain Frog (original publication). 

Distribution

Known only from the type locality in the buffer zone of El Quimi Biological Reserve, in Morona Santiago Province, Ecuador, between 1978 and 2209 m elevation. 

Comment

In the Pristimantis trachyblepharis group of Zumel, Buckley, and Ron, 2021, Zool. J. Linn. Soc.: 1–40, who reported on comparative morphology and molecular phylogenetics. 

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