Pristimantis suetus (Lynch and Rueda-Almonacid, 1998)

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

Eleutherodactylus suetus Lynch and Rueda-Almonacid, 1998, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 22: 567. Holotype: ICN 41726, by original designation. Type locality: "Colombia, Departamento de Caldas, municipio de Samaná, corregimiento de Florencia, sitio El Estadero, 1850-1950 m.s.n.m. (approximately 6 km SE Florencia)".

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

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

English Names

None noted.


Cloud forest at 1800–2800 m in the municipalities of Pensilvania and Samaná, Department of Caldas, and municipalities of Guatepé and Anorí, Antioquia, on the eastern flank of the Cordillera Central, Colombia.


Likely related to Eleutherodactylus ptochus according to the original publication. See also Lynch and Ardila-Robayo, 1999, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 23: 615–624. Galeano and Urbina, 2004, Herpetol. Rev., 35: 281, commented on collection localities. See Lynch In Rueda-Almonacid, Lynch, and Amézquita, 2004, Libro Rojo Anf. Colombia: 342–345, provided and account and map. In the Pristimantis (Pristimantis) frater species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 121. Not assignable to a species group according to Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 128. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus suetus) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 382.

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