Pristimantis ornatus (Lehr, Lundberg, Aguilar, and von May, 2006)

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

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) ornatus Lehr, Lundberg, Aguilar, and von May, 2006, Herpetol. Monogr., 20: 106. Holotype: MUSM 20664, by original designation. Type locality: "Cillapata (ca. 1.5 km NNE Augiumarca, approximatley 10° 43′ 52″ S; 75° 42′ 48″ W) at 2900 m . . . , Distrito de Paucartambo, Pro-Paucartambo", Peru.

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

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) ornatusHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 126.

English Names

None noted.


Known from several localities at elevations of 2400–3000 m on the Amazonian slopes of the Cordillera Oriental in the Provincia de Pasco, Peru.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) conspicillatus group, most similar to Eleutherodactyls rhabdolaemus, according to the original publication. In the Pristimantis peruvianus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 126; this reformulated as the Pristimantis danae species group by Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 125. See Duellman and Lehr, 2009, Terrest.-breeding Frogs in Peru: 206-207, for brief account.

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