Pristimantis ventristellatus Zumel, Buckley, and Ron, 2021

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

Pristimantis ventristellatus Zumel, Buckley, and Ron, 2021, Zool. J. Linn. Soc.: 1–40. Holotype: QCAZ 69240, by original destination. Type locality: "Ecuador, Provincia Morona Santiago, Cantón Santiago de Méndez, Parroquia San Francisco de Chinimbimi, Puchimi (2.7843º S, 78.1426º W), 1905 m a.s.l." Zoobank registration: urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:AB88F2AD-924D-4739-B841-561C09292737

English Names

Stellated Venter Rain Frog (original publication). 

Distribution

Known only from the type locality, Puchimi, in the Cutucú Mountain Range, in Morona Santiago Province, Ecuador, between 1908 and 2283 m elevation. 

Comment

In the Pristimantis trachyblepharis group of Zumel, Buckley, and Ron, 2021, Zool. J. Linn. Soc.: 1–40, who addressed comparative morphology and molecular systematics. 

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