Pristimantis scopaeus (Lynch, Ruiz-Carranza, and Ardila-Robayo, 1996)

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

Eleutherodactylus scopaeus Lynch, Ruiz-Carranza, and Ardila-Robayo, 1996, Caldasia, 18: 330. Holotype: ICN 22792, by original designation. Type locality: "Colombia: Departamento del Tolima, Municipio de Cajamarca, Páramo de los Valles, SW of Anaime, Anaime-Santa Helena road, corregimiento Anaime, 3580-3600 m alt."

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

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) scopaeusHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 125.

Pristimantis (Trachyphrynus) scopaeus — Franco-Mena, Guayasamin, Andrade-Brito, Yánez-Muñoz, and Rojas-Runjaic, 2023, PeerJ, 11 (e14715): 17.

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality (Municipio de Cajamarca, Tolima, Colombia).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


Tentatively placed in the Eleutherodactylus myersi group according to the original publication. In the Pristimantis myersi species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 125, and of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 126.

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