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).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: 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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