Pristimantis savagei (Pyburn and Lynch, 1981)

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

Eleutherodactylus savagei Pyburn and Lynch, 1981, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 94: 404. Holotype: UTA A-3535, by original designation. Type locality: "Sierra de la Macarena, ca. 35 km WSW Vistahermosa, Depto. Meta, Colombia, 1097-1128 m".

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

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

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

English Names

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


Serranía de Macarena and Buenavista (Department of Meta); 1000–2400 m elevation in Cundinamarca (Municipio de Quetame) and Meta (municipios Acacias and Restrepo), Colombia.


In the Eleutherodactylus fitzingeri group; most similar to Eleutherodactylus fenestratus, according to the original publication. See brief account in Lynch, 1994, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 19: 187-193. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) conspicillatus series, Eleutherodactylus curtipes group, according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 232. In the Pristimantis (Pristimantis) conspicillatus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 120. Not assignable to a species group according to Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 128. See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus savagei) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 621.

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