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.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: 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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