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).


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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