Pristimantis serendipitus (Duellman and Pramuk, 1999)

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

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) serendipitus Duellman and Pramuk, 1999, Sci. Pap. Nat. Hist. Mus. Univ. Kansas, 13: 66. Holotype: KU 181280, by original designation. Type locality: "12 km (by trail) E La Peca, 1700 m, western slope of the Cordillera Colán, Provincia Bagua, Departamento Amazonas, Peru".

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

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) serendipitusHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 128.

English Names

None noted.


Andes of northern Peru on the upper western slopes of the northern Cordillera Central, and from western slopes of the Cordillera Colan, Amazonas Department, 1700–1850 m elevation; record from Curintza, Zamora Chinchipe Province, 1850 m elevation require confirmation as currently reflected only by undescribed museum specimen.


In the Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group according to the original publication. In the Pristimantis (Pristimantis) unistrigatus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 128. Not assignable to a species group according to Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 127. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus serendipitus) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 380. See Duellman and Lehr, 2009, Terrest.-breeding Frogs in Peru: 237-238, for brief account.

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