Pristimantis waoranii (McCracken, Forstner, and Dixon, 2007)

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

Eleutherodactylus waoranii McCracken, Forstner, and Dixon, 2007, Phyllomedusa, 6: 25. Holotype: TCWC 90728, by original designation. Type locality: "near the border of Yasuni National Park along the Tiputini River, Provincia de Orellana, Ecuador; approximately 2.5 km west-northwest of the Tiputini Biodiversity Station (TBS)—Universidad San Francisco de Quito, 0° 38′ 18.49″ S, 76° 08′ 56.69″ W, 217 m a.s.l."

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) waoraniiHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 123.

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality (Yasuni National Park, Provincia de Orellana, Ecuador, 217 m elevation).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Ecuador

Endemic: Ecuador


In the Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group, in the Eleutherodactylus lacrimosus assembly, and similar to Eleutherodactylus lacrimosus, and suggested the likely placement of this species in Pristimantis, according to the original publication. In the Pristimantis lacrimosus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 123, and of  Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 126.

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