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Redescription, distribution and mating call of Pristimantis colomai (Lynch and Duellman, 1997) (Anura, Craugastoridae)

ALEJANDRO VALENCIA-ZULETA, ANDRÉS FELIPE JARAMILLO-MARTÍNEZ, MARIO H. YÁNEZ-MUÑOZ

Abstract


We redescribe Pristimantis colomai (Lynch & Duellman, 1997) on the basis of new specimens from Colombia and Ecuador. Also provide a new diagnosis, reassess its distribution, and describe the mating call for the first time. Besides the data in the original description, only is available for this species: (i) new records from Ecuador (Yánez-Muñoz et al. 2011) and (ii) molecular phylogenetic inferences that place this species in the Pristimantis ridens series (Hedges et al. 2008; Padial et al. 2014). Pristimantis colomai is currently classified as endangered due to its restrict distribution and habitat quality (Castro et al. 2004).

 


Keywords


Amphibia, Anura, Craugastoridae

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4193.3.9

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