Pristimantis stictogaster (Duellman and Hedges, 2005)

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

Eleutherodactylus stictogaster Duellman and Hedges, 2005, Copeia, 2005: 533. Holotype: KU 291659, by original designation. Type locality: "Peru, Departamento de Pasco, Provincia de Oxapampa, 2.9 km north and 5.5 km east (airline) of Oxapampa, 10° 32′ 38″ S, 75° 21′ 10″ W, 2600 m elevation".

Pristimantis stictogasterHeinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 104: 10094; Heinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: Table 2.

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) stictogasterHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 126.

English Names

None noted.


Known only from three localities at elevations of 1470-2790 m on the Amazonian slopes of the Cordillera Oriental and on the slopes of the adjacent Cordillera Yanachaga in central Peru (Departamento Pasco).


In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) unistrigatus group according to the original publication. Lehr, Lundberg, Aguilar, and von May, 2006, Herpetol. Monogr., 20: 123, provided comments on morphology and identification. In the Pristimantis peruvianus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 126; this reformulated as the Pristimantis danae species group by Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 125. See Duellman and Lehr, 2009, Terrest.-breeding Frogs in Peru: 243-244, for brief account.

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