Pristimantis palmeri (Boulenger, 1912)

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

Hylodes palmeri Boulenger, 1912, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 8, 10: 189. Syntypes: BMNH 1947.2.16.86–87 (formerly 1910.7.11.64–65; BMNH 1947.2.16.86 designated lectotype by Lynch, 1996, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 20: 334. Type locality: "Pueblo Rico, Choco, S.W. Colombia, 5200 feet".

Eleutherodactylus palmeri — Gorham, 1966, Das Tierreich, 85: 90; Gorham, 1974, Checklist World Amph.: 55.

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) palmeriLynch, 1996, in Powell and Henderson (eds.), Contr. W. Indian Herpetol.: 154. Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 230.

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

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

English Names

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

Distribution

Between 900 and 2400 m between Risaralda and Munchique in the Cordillera Occidental, and the western slope of the Cordillera Central in Quindío and Cauca, Colombia.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) martinicensis series, Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 230. See comment under Eleutherodactylus nigrogrisea. See account by Lynch, 1996, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 20: 334–336. 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. Bolívar-García, Giraldo, and Méndez-Narváez, 2011, Check List, 7: 9–10, provided a record for Cauca, Colombia, and the western slope of the Cordillera Central and discussed the range.

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