Pristimantis pirrensis (Ibáñez and Crawford, 2004)

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

Eleutherodactylus pirrensis Ibáñez D. and Crawford, 2004, J. Herpetol., 38: 241. Holotype: MVUP 1773, by original designation. Type locality: "along the headwaters of the Cana River, approximately 100 m below the Pirre Tent Camp run by Ancon Expeditions at Cana, Darién National Park, Darién Province, Panama, 1250 m elevation, 07° 45′ 48.6″ N, 77° 43′ 19.8″ W".

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

Pristimantis (Hypodictyon) pirrensisHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 114.

English Names

None noted.


Lower cloud forest at the type locality, Darién National Park, Darién Province, Panama, 1250 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Panama

Endemic: Panama


Most similar to Eleutherodactylus pardalis and Eleutherodactylus altae, and in the Eleutherodactylus cruentus group, according to the original publication. In the Pristimantis (Hypodictyon) ridens species series of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 114. Not assignable to a species group according to Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 128. Köhler, 2011, Amph. Cent. Am.: 140–191, provided a key to the genera and species of Brachycephaloidea (= Craugastoridae, Eleutherodactylidae) in Central America and provided maps and photographs of the species, including this one.

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