Pristimantis uisae (Lynch, 2003)

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

Eleutherodactylus uisae Lynch, 2003, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 27: 453. Holotype: ICN 47882, by original designation. Type locality: "COLOMBIA, Departamento de Boyacá, Municipio de Paipa, Hacienda La Sierra, dentro el Santuario de Fauna y Flora Guanentá—Alto Río Fonce, antigua escuela, 2700 m."

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

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

English Names

None noted.


Known from the Cordillera Oriental from southern Cundinamarca, through Boyaca, to Santander, Colombia, 2000 to 3050 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


Most closely related to a group composed of Eleutherdactylus angustilineatus, Eleutherdactylus baiotis, Eleutherdactylus boulengeri, Eleutherdactylus brevifrons, Eleutherdactylus dorsopictus, and Eleutherdactylus eremitus, 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. Ramírez, 2017, Check List, 13(4): 25–30, provided new records, a dot map, and discussion of the geographical and ecological distribution. 

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