Tachiramantis Heinicke, Barrio-Amorós, and Hedges, 2015

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Strabomantidae > Subfamily: Pristimantinae > Genus: Tachiramantis
7 species

Tachiramantis Heinicke, Barrio-Amorós, and Hedges, 2015, Zootaxa, 3986: 160. Type genus: Eleutherodactylus prolixodiscus Lynch, 1978. 

English Names

None noted. 


Both sides of the Táchira Depression in the Cordillera de Mérida of Venezuela and the adjacent parts of the Cordillera Oriental in Colombia; also in the Sierra de Perijá along the Venezuela–Colombia border. 


 See Barrio-Amorós, Rojas-Runjaic, and Señaris, 2019, Amph. Rept. Conserv., 13 (1: e180): 31, who noted that a number of species currently in Pristimantis, such as Pristimantis melanoproctus, Pristimantis mondolfi, and Pristimantis tayrona, will probably be found to be members of this taxon. Arroyo, Targino, Rueda-Solano, Daza-R., and Grant, 2022, Syst. Biodiversity, 20 (1: 2123865): 1–25, discussed systematics, range, morphology, and habitat.  

Contained taxa (7 sp.):

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