Pristimantis piceus (Lynch, Ruiz-Carranza, and Ardila-Robayo, 1996)

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

Eleutherodactylus piceus Lynch, Ruiz-Carranza, and Ardila-Robayo, 1996, Caldasia, 18: 337. Holotype: ICN 17174, by original designation. Type locality: "Colombia: Departamento del Tolima, Municipio de Herveo, Km 235-236, carretera Mariquita-Manizales, region Páramo de Letras, 2790 m alt. (primary forest along roadside)".

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

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) piceusHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 118.

English Names

None noted.


Subparamo (2540-3340) of the Cordillera Central, Colombia.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


Not assigned to species group in the original publication. In the subgenus Pristimantis, but unnassigned to species group by Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 118. or by Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 128.

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