Pristimantis toftae (Duellman, 1978)

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

Eleutherodactylus toftae Duellman, 1978, Herpetologica, 34: 267. Holotype: KU 171863, by original designation. Type locality: "Finca Panguana, Río Llullapichis, 4-5 km upstream from Río Pachitea, Departamento Huánuco, Perú, 08° 36′ S, 74° 57′ W, elevation 200 m".

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) toftaeLynch, 1996, in Powell and Henderson (eds.), Contr. W. Indian Herpetol.: 154; Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 233.

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

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) toftaeHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 126.

English Names

Pachitea Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 80).

Distribution

Forests of the Amazonian lowlands to lower Andean foothills of central Peru to Cochabamba, Bolivia and extreme western Brazil.

Comment

 Márquez, De la Riva, and Bosch, 1995, J. Zool., London, 237: 313–336, reported on vocalization in Bolivia. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) conspicillatus series, unassigned to species group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 233. Padial, Gonzales-Álvarez, Reichle, Aguayo-Vedia, and De la Riva, 2004, Graellsia, 60: 170-171, provided recordsfor Departamentos La Paz and Pando, Bolivia. Duellman, 2005, Cusco Amazonico: 271–272, provided an account (adult morphology, description of the call, life history). In the Pristimantis peruvianus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 126; this reformulated as the Pristimantis danae species group by Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 125. See Duellman and Lehr, 2009, Terrest.-breeding Frogs in Peru: 246-247, for brief account and inclusion of Brazil within the range. See brief account for the Manu region, Peru, by Villacampa-Ortega, Serrano-Rojas, and Whitworth, 2017, Amph. Manu Learning Cent.: 98–99

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