Pristimantis tantanti (Lehr, Torres-Gastello, and Suárez-Segovia, 2007)

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

Eleutherodactylus tantanti Lehr, Torres-Gastello, and Suárez-Segovia, 2007, Herpetologica, 63: 95. Holotype: MUSM 23942, by original designation. Type locality: "Myaria (11° 20′ 14.3″ S, 73° 00′ 29.8″ W) at 321 m . . ., Distrito de Echarate, Provincia de La Convención, Departamento de Cusco, Peru".

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

English Names

None noted.


Amazonian lowlands of the Departamento Madre de Dios to the northern Departamento de Cusco, Peru.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


In the Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group according to the original publication. In the Pristimantis (Pristimantis) unistrigatus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 128 In the Pristimantis lacimosus species group of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 126. Lehr, 2009, Herpetol. Rev., 40: 234, provided the record from Madre de Dios, Peru, and discussed the range. See Duellman and Lehr, 2009, Terrest.-breeding Frogs in Peru: 244–245, for brief account.

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