Pristimantis sanguineus (Lynch, 1998)

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

Eleutherodactylus sanguineus Lynch, 1998, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 22: 140. Holotype: ICN 37833, by original designation. Type locality: "COLOMBIA, Departamento del Antioquia, Municipio de Frontino, 0.9-1.9 km N La Blanquita (Murrí), ca. 800 m. s.n.m."

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

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

English Names

None noted.


Forests on the western slopes of the Cordillera Occidental of Colombia (departments of Antioquia, Choco, Risaralda, and Valle del Cauca), 50–1500 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


In the Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group by implication of the original publication, most similar to Eleutherodactylus cruentus and Eleutherodactylus latidiscus. In the Pristimantis (Hypodictyon) ridens species series of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 114, and in the Pristimantis ridens species group of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 126. See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus sanguineus) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 621.

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