Pristimantis samaipatae (Köhler and Jungfer, 1995)

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

Eleutherodactylus samaipatae Köhler and Jungfer, 1995, Salamandra, 31: 150. Holotype: ZFMK 59600, by original designation. Type locality: "Samaipata: "'El Fuerte' (18° 11′ S, 63° 53′ W), Bolivien, Departamento Santa Cruz, Provincia Florida, 1850 m ü. NN".

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) samaipataeLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 232.

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

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) samaipataeHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 120.

English Names

None noted.


Open forests of temperate inter-Andean valleys of Santa Cruz and Tarija, Bolivia, and adjacent Argentina, 800-2000 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Argentina, Bolivia


In the Eleutherodactylus conspicillatus group according to the original publication. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) conspicillatus series, Eleutherodactylus conspicillatus group, according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 232. De la Riva, Köhler, Lötters, and Reichle, 2000, Rev. Esp. Herpetol., 14: 47, provided the range and access to literature. Köhler, 2000, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 48: 126–128, provided a brief account. In the Pristimantis conspicillatus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 120, and Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 125. Padial and De la Riva, 2009, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 155: 97–122, provided a range map and described external morphology and the advertisement call. Araujo de Oliveira, Silva, Guimarães, Penhacek, Martínez, Rodrigues, Santana, and Hernández-Ruz, 2020, PLoS One, 15 (3: e0229971): 1–28, reported on the advertisement call. In the Pristimantis conspicillatus group, Pristimantis fenestratus clade of Fouquet, Réjaud, Rodrigues, Ron, Chaparro, Osorno-Muñoz, Werneck, Hrbek, Lima, Camacho-Badani, Jaramillo-Martinez, and Chave, 2022, Syst. Biodiversity, 20(1: 2130464): 1–16, who reported on phylogenetics and biogeography. 

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