Pristimantis rosadoi (Flores, 1988)

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

Eleutherodactylus rosadoi Flores, 1988, J. Herpetol., 22: 34. Holotype: MCZ 92937, by original designation. Type locality: "Río San Miguel, circa 1 km above Río Capayas, Provincia Esmeraldas, Ecuador (latitude 0°45′N, longitude 78°54′W)".

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) rosadoiLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 231.

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

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

English Names

Rosado's Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 79).


Low elevations in northwestern Ecuador and adjacent Nariño Department, Colombia; Isla Gorgona, Colombia.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia, Ecuador


In the Eleutherodactylus crucifer assembly of the Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group, according to the original publication. See account by Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 129-130, who place it in the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) martinicensis series, Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group. In the Pristimantis (Hypodictyon) ridens species series of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 114. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus rosadoi) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 375. Ortega-Andrade, Bermingham, Aulestia, and Paucar, 2010, Check List, 6: 122, reported the species in Esmeraldas Province, northwestern Ecuador.

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