Pristimantis romeroae Ron, Carrión, Caminer, Sagredo, Navarrete, Ortega, Varela-Jaramillo, Vidal-Maldonado, and Terán, 2020

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

Pristimantis romeroae Ron, Carrión-Olmedo, Caminer, Sagredo, Navarrete, Ortega, Varela-Jaramillo, Maldonado-Castro, and Terán, 2020, ZooKeys, 993: 144. Holotype: QCAZ 41121, by original designation. Type locality: "Ecuador, Provincia de Napo, Cantón Archidona, Parroquia Cotundo, Pacto Sumaco-Volcán Sumaco road, El Mirador cottage, 3 km from the cottage to the volcano on Río Pucuno, SSE slope of the Sumaco volcano, 10 km airline distance from the summit (0.633915°S, 77.59228°W), 1602 m above sea level".

English Names

Romero’s Rain Frog (original publication). 


Known only from the type locality (south-southeastern slope of the Sumaco Volcano, Cantón Archidona, Provincia de Napo, Ecuador, 1602 m elevation).  

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Ecuador

Endemic: Ecuador


In the Pristimantis lacrimosus species group according to the original publication. 

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