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:

English Names

Stellated Venter Rain Frog (original publication). 


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


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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