Pristimantis olivaceus (Köhler, Morales, Lötters, Reichle, and Aparicio, 1998)

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

Eleutherodactylus olivaceus Köhler, Morales, Lötters, Reichle, and Aparicio, 1998, Stud. Neotrop. Fauna Environ., 33: 94. Holotype: CBF 3329, by original designation. Type locality: "a point 15 km south by road from Paracti to El Palmar (on the 'old' road from Villa Tunari to Cochabamba), Provincia Chapare, Departamento Cochabamba, Bolivia (17° 06′ 06″ S, 65° 30′ 36″ W), ca. 650 m elevation".

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

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) olivaceusHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 123.

English Names

Olive Robber Frog (Villacampa-Ortega, Serrano-Rojas, and Whitworth, 2017, Amph. Manu Learning Cent.: 82).


Tropical lowland forest in the area of the type locality (Provincia Chapare, Departamento Cochabamba), and the other in the area of Provincia Manu, Departamento Madre de Dios, Peru.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Bolivia, Peru


In the Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group according to the original publication. De la Riva, Köhler, Lötters, and Reichle, 2000, Rev. Esp. Herpetol., 14: 46, noted that populations previously referred to as Eleutherodactylus mendax in Bolivia are of this species. Köhler, 2000, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 48: 121–122, provided a brief account. In the Pristimantis lacrimosus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 123, and of  Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 126. See Duellman and Lehr, 2009, Terrest.-breeding Frogs in Peru: 205–206, for brief account. See brief account for the Manu region, Peru, by Villacampa-Ortega, Serrano-Rojas, and Whitworth, 2017, Amph. Manu Learning Cent.: 82–83.

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