Pristimantis pharangobates (Duellman, 1978)

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

Eleutherodactylus pharangobates Duellman, 1978, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 91: 426. Holotype: KU 173236, by original designation. Type locality: "Buenos Aires, 2400 m, Departamento Cuzco, Perú (13° 07′ S; 71° 28′ W)".

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

English Names

Ravine Robber Frog (Villacampa-Ortega, Serrano-Rojas, and Whitworth, 2017, Amph. Manu Learning Cent.: 84).


Elevations of 1180-2750 m on the Amazonian slopes of the southern part of the Cordillera Oriental in the departments of Cusco and Puno, Peru, and southeastward at elevation of 1696–2040 in the Department of Cochabamba, Bolivia.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Bolivia, Peru


Removed from the synonym of Pristimantis rhabdolaemus by Duellman and Lehr, 2009, Terrest.-breeding Frogs in Peru: 215-216, where it had been placed by Lynch and McDiarmid, 1987, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 100: 337-346. See comment under Pristimantis rhabdolaemus. In the Pristimantis dana species group of and Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 125. See brief account for the Manu region, Peru, by Villacampa-Ortega, Serrano-Rojas, and Whitworth, 2017, Amph. Manu Learning Cent.: 84–85.

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