Pristimantis orphnolaimus (Lynch, 1970)

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

Eleutherodactylus orphnolaimus Lynch, 1970, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 83: 221. Holotype: KU 125332, by original designation. Type locality: "Lago Agrio, Napo, Ecuador, 330 m."

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) orphnolaimusLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 229.

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

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) orphnolaimusHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 128.

English Names

Lago Agrio Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 77).


Amazonian Ecuador and one record in northeastern Peru.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Ecuador, Peru


In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) martinicensis series, Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 229. In the Pristimantis (Pristimantis) unistrigatus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 128. Not assignable to a species group according to Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 128. Duellman, 1978, Misc. Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 65: 98–98, provided a brief account. Wray, Graham, Torres Pacaya, Bartlett, and Ishimatsu, 2015, Herpetol. Rev., 46: 213, provided a record from the Santa Cruz Forest Reserve, Provincia Maynas, Departament de Loreto, Peru, 100 m elevation. 

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