Pristimantis reichlei Padial and De la Riva, 2009

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

Pristimantis reichlei Padial and De la Riva, 2009, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 155: 111. Holotype: MNK-A 6620, by original designation. Type locality: "Los Guácharos 500 m asl, Carrasco National Park, Provincia Chapare, Departamento Cochabamba, Bolivia (17°03′51.5″S/65°28′34.7″W)".

English Names

Reichle's Robber Frog (Villacampa-Ortega, Serrano-Rojas, and Whitworth, 2017, Amph. Manu Learning Cent.: 86).


From the Departamento Huánuco, in Amazonian Peru, along the Andean slopes and adjacent lowlands of Peru, Brazil (Acre) and Bolivia. The southernmost record lies in the Chapare region of central Bolivia; it has been recorded in lowland Amazonian forest and humid montane forest of the Andean foothills up to 1500 m (Chaquisacha, Carrasco National Park, Bolivia).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Bolivia, Brazil, Peru


In the Pristimantis unistrigatus group and the sister species of Pristimantis danae, and previously confused with that species according to the original publication. Köhler and Jungfer, 1995, Salamandra, 31: 149-156, recorded the species as Eleutherodactylus danae in Bolivia. Padial, Gonzales-Álvarez, Reichle, Aguayo-Vedia, and De la Riva, 2004, Graellsia, 60: 169-170, provided records as Eleutherodactylus danae for the departments of Beni and La Paz, Bolivia. In the Pristimantis unistrigatus group according to the original publication. Bernarde, Machado, and Turci, 2011, Biota Neotrop., 11: 117–144, reported specimens from Reserva Extrativista Riozinho da Liberdade, Acre, Brazil. In the Pristimantis danae species group by Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 125. See Duellman and Lehr, 2009, Terrest.-breeding Frogs in Peru: 224-225, for brief account. Melo-Sampaio and Souza, 2010, Check List, 6: 385-386, provided a record for Acre, Brazil. See brief account for the Manu region, Peru, by Villacampa-Ortega, Serrano-Rojas, and Whitworth, 2017, Amph. Manu Learning Cent.: 86–87. Crnobrna, Santa-Cruz Farfan, Gallegos, López-Rojas, Llanqui, Panduro Pisco, and Kelsen Arbaiza, 2023, Check List, 19: 449–450, provided a record from Ucayali Department, central-eastern Peru.

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