Pristimantis padiali Moravec, Lehr, Perez-Peña, Lopez, Gagliardi-Urrutia, and Arista-Tuanama, 2010

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

Pristimantis padiali Moravec, Lehr, Pérez-Peña, López-Rojas, Gagliardi-Urrutia, and Arista-Tuanama, 2010, Vert. Zool., Dresden, 60: 226. Holotype: MZUNAP 01-792, by original designation. Type locality: "the vicinity of Mazán (03° 32′03″ S, 73° 10′54.7″ W; ca. 110 m a.s.l.), ca. 30 km strai[gh]t NE of Iquitos, Provincia Maynas, Region Loreto, Peru".

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality (vincity of Mazán, ca. 30 km northeast of Iquitos) and Santa Cruz Forest Reserve, Loreto, northeastern Peru.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


In the Pristimantis unistrigatus group and most similar to Pristimantis tantanti according to the original publication.  In the Pristimantis lacimosus species group of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 126. Metcalf, Marsh, Torres Pacaya, Graham, and Gunnels, 2020, Herpetol. Notes, 13: 753–767, reported the species from the Santa Cruz Forest Reserve, Loreto, northeastern Peru. Gagliardi-Urrutia, García Dávila, Jaramillo-Martinez, Rojas-Padilla, Rios-Alva, Aguilar-Manihuari, Pérez-Peña, Castroviejo-Fisher, Simões, Estivals, Guillen Huaman, Castro Ruiz, Angulo Chávez, Mariac, Duponchelle, and Renno, 2022, Anf. Loreto: 192–193, provided a brief account, photograph, dot map, and genetic barcode for Loreto, Peru.

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