Pristimantis torrenticola (Lynch and Rueda-Almonacid, 1998)

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

Eleutherodactylus torrenticola Lynch and Rueda-Almonacid, 1998, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 22: 295. Holotype: ICN 39969. Holotype: "COLOMBIA, Departamento de Caldas, Municipio de Samaná, corregimiento de Florencia, El Estadero, ca 6 km SW Florencia, 1800-2000 m. s.n.m."

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

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

English Names

None noted.


Region of the type locality (Samaná Municipality, Caldas Department, Colombia, 1800–2400 m elevation) in the eastern slope of the northern part of the Cordillera Central.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


Likely related to Eleutherodactylus deinops according to the original publication. Rueda-Martínez and Rueda-Almonacid, 2004, in Rueda-Almonacid et al. (eds.), Libro Rojo Anf. Colombia: 260-264, provided an account and map. 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. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus thymalopsoides) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 385.

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