Pristimantis ruedai (Ruiz-Carranza, Lynch, and Ardila-Robayo, 1997)

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

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) ruedai Ruiz-Carranza, Lynch, and Ardila-Robayo, 1997, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 21: 164. Holotype: ICN 16469, by original designation. Type locality: "Colombia, Departamento de Antioquia, Municipio Frontino, Km. 23 carretera Nutibara - La Blanquita (= Murri), 1430 m."

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

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) ruedaiHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 118.

English Names

None noted.


Elevations of 1000–1900 m on the western versant of the Cordillera Occidental in the departments of Antioquia, Chocó, and Risaralda, between 4° 55′ N and 7° 15′ N.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


Subgenus Eleutherodactylus, but unassigned to species group according to the original publication. In the subgenus Pristimantis, but unnassigned to species group by Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 118, or by Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 128. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus ruedai) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 376.

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