Pristimantis pahuma Hutter and Guayasamin, 2015

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

Pristimantis pahuma Hutter and Guayasamin, 2015, Neotropical Biodiversity, 1: 42. Holotype: MZUTI 493, by original designation. Type locality: "Reserva Las Gralarias (Tunnel Trail: 0.02961 S, 78.70462 W, 2235 m), Provincia de Pichincha, Ecuador". Zoobank registration number = urn:lsid:zoobank.org: act:F350B312-DED8-4215-8B2A-7868CC3B01C3

English Names

El Pahuma Rainfrog (original publication). 

Pahuma Cutin (Freile, Coloma, Terán-Valdez, Acosta-López, Tapia, and Pazmiño-Otamendi, 2020, Anfibios de Junín: 46).

Distribution

Known from three localities in the western foothills from Pichincha, Imbbabura, and Junín, Ecuador, 1400 to 2600 m elevation. 

Comment

Previously confused with Pristimantis calcarulatus, with which it is morphologically indistinguishable, according to the original publication. See Freile, Coloma, Terán-Valdez, Acosta-López, Tapia, and Pazmiño-Otamendi, 2020, Anfibios de Junín: 46–47, for brief account for Junín, Ecuador (identification, call, habitat, range and photograph). 

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