Pristimantis silverstonei (Lynch and Ruiz-Carranza, 1996)

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

Eleutherodactylus silverstonei Lynch and Ruiz-Carranza, 1996, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 20: 351. Holotype: ICN 29045, by original designation. Type locality: "Boquerón, vereda Las Amarillas, Municipio de El Cairo, Departamento Valle del Cauca, Colombia, 2200–2250 m".

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

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) silverstoneiHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 121.

English Names

None noted.


Pacific slope of the Cordillera Occidental in the departaments of Chocó and Valle del Cauca, Colombia, 1700–2250 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


The sister species of Eleutherodactylus appendiculatus according to the original publication. In the Pristimantis (Pristimantis) devillei species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 121. See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus silverstonei) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 621. Arriaga-Jaramillo, Cuellar-Valencia, García-Gómez, Ceballaos-Castro, Bolívar-García, Velásquez-Trujillo, Ortiz-Baez, and Ospina-Sarria, 2023, Stud. Neotrop. Fauna Environ., 58: 275–282, reported on the advertisement call in the Cerro El Inglés Nature Reserve.

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