Pristimantis turik Barrio-Amorós, Rojas-Runjaic, and Infante-Rivero, 2008

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

Pristimantis turik Barrio-Amorós, Rojas-Runjaic, and Infante-Rivero, 2008, Rev. Esp. Herpetol., 21: 79. Holotype: MBLUZ 155, by original designation. Type locality: "cueva del Agua (galería inferior de la cueva de la Pared Norte), Mesa Turik, municipio Rosario de Perijá, sierra de Perijá, estado Zulia, Venezuela, (10° 24′ N, 72° 42′O; altitud: 1700 m)".

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality on the Mesa Turik in the Sierra de Perijá, Zulia, Venezuela, 1700 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Venezuela

Endemic: Venezuela


In the Pristimantis unistrigatus group according to the original publication. Not assignable to a species group according to Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 128. See Barrio-Amorós, Rojas-Runjaic, and Señaris, 2019, Amph. Rept. Conserv., 13 (1: e180): 126–128, for comments on range, literature, and systematics.

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