Pristimantis symptosus Köhler, Castillo-Urbina, Aguilar-Puntriano, Vences, and Glaw, 2022

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

Pristimantis symptosus Köhler, Castillo-Urbina, Aguilar-Puntriano, Vences, and Glaw, 2022, Zoosyst. Evol., Berlin, 98: 224. Holotype: MUSM 40256, by original designation. Type locality: "a point along the road 18A, approximately 5.5 km airline distance northeast of the Carpish Tunnel (9.67744°S, 76.07313°W, 2360 m a.s.l.), Cordillera de Carpish, Departamento Huánuco, Peru".

English Names

None noted.


Upper montane rainforest to the transition to cloud forest on high gradient slopes in the vicinity of the type locality, Cordillera de Carpish, Departamento Huánuco, Peru. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


In the Pristimantis conspicillatus group according to the original publication, where comparative morphology, molecular markers, and advertisement call were detailed. In the Pristimantis conspicillatus group, Pristimantis conspicillatus clade of Fouquet, Réjaud, Rodrigues, Ron, Chaparro, Osorno-Muñoz, Werneck, Hrbek, Lima, Camacho-Badani, Jaramillo-Martinez, and Chave, 2022, Syst. Biodiversity, 20(1: 2130464): 1–16, who reported on phylogenetics and biogeography, and implied that this nominal taxon is composed of more than one lineage-species. 

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