Pristimantis royi (Morales, 2007)

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

Eleutherodactylus royi Morales, 2007, Biotempo, Lima, 7: 7. Holotype: MUSM 11187, by original designation. Type locality: "Bosque Castilla de la Comunidad Nativa 7 de junio (Villa América); 75° 14′ W, 10° 10′ S aprox.; 330 m de altitud; Provincia de Huancabamba, Departamento de Pasco, Perú".

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) royiHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 123.

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality (Villa America, Provincia de Huancabamba, Departamento de Pasco, Peru) in wet forests lower slopes of the Andes.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


In the Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group, Eleutherodactylus lacrimosus assembly, according to the original publication. In the Pristimantis lacrimosus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 123, and of  Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 126. See Duellman and Lehr, 2009, Terrest.-breeding Frogs in Peru: 229-230, for brief account.

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