Pristimantis taciturnus (Lynch and Suárez-Mayorga, 2003)

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

Eleutherodactylus taciturnus Lynch and Suárez-Mayorga, 2003, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 27: 610. Holotype: ICN 11688, by original designation. Type locality: "COLOMBIA, Departamento de Cauca: Municipio de Inzá, vereda Rio Sucio, Km 66-67 (near where the road cross the Río Sucio) carretera Popayán--Inzá, 2660-70 m.s.n.m."

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

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) taciturnusHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 128.

English Names

None noted.


High Andean forest (2400–2670 m elevation) in the vicinity of the type locality (Municipio de Inzá, Departamento de Cauca, Colombia).


Most similar and likely closely related to Eleutherodactylus spinosus according to the original publication. In the Pristimantis (Pristimantis) unistrigatus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 128. Not assignable to a species group according to Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 128.

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