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Two New Species of Pristimantis (Anura: Strabomantidae) from Amazonas Department in Northeastern Peru

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Instituto Peruano de Herpetología (IPH), Augusto Salazar Bondy 136, Urban Higuereta, Surco, Lima 33, Peru
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División de Herpetología, Centro de Ornitología y Biodiversidad (CORBIDI), Santa Rita No. 105 Oficina 202, Urban Huertos de San Antonio, Surco, Lima 33, Peru
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Rainforest Partnership, 4005 Guadalupe St., Austin, TX 78751, USA
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Department of Biological Sciences, Florida International University, 11200 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33199, USA
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Taxonomy 2022, 2(1), 20-40; https://doi.org/10.3390/taxonomy2010002
Received: 9 November 2021 / Revised: 17 December 2021 / Accepted: 19 December 2021 / Published: 23 December 2021
We describe two new species of terrestrial-breeding frogs in the genus Pristimantis from the Andes of northeastern Peru, Amazonas Department. Both species share several characters with other congeners from northern Peru, such as the presence of prominent conical tubercles on their eyelids and heel, prominent conical tubercles along the outer edge of the tarsus, and discs on fingers and toes widely expanded. However, both species can be diagnosed from morphologically similar Pristimantis in the region. Pristimantis kiruhampatu has axillae, groins, and hidden surfaces of hindlimbs that are cherry with white minute flecks, tympanic membrane and tympanic annulus evident, conical tubercles along the edge of snout and outer edge of tibia, and \/ shaped folds in the scapular region. Pristimantis paulpittmani has yellow or dirty cream groins and hidden surfaces of hindlimbs, whitish cream irises with scattered dark brown reticulations, and a thin vertical dark brown streak at the middle of the eye, snout subacuminate with a conical tubercle at the tip, and lacks a tympanic annulus and membrane. Additionally, we provide a short description of the advertisement call of P. kiruhampatu. View Full-Text
Keywords: advertisement call; cloud forest; Cordillera de Colán; montane forest; new species; Peruvian Yungas; taxonomy advertisement call; cloud forest; Cordillera de Colán; montane forest; new species; Peruvian Yungas; taxonomy
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Venegas, P.J.; García-Ayachi, L.A.; Catenazzi, A. Two New Species of Pristimantis (Anura: Strabomantidae) from Amazonas Department in Northeastern Peru. Taxonomy 2022, 2, 20-40. https://doi.org/10.3390/taxonomy2010002

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Venegas PJ, García-Ayachi LA, Catenazzi A. Two New Species of Pristimantis (Anura: Strabomantidae) from Amazonas Department in Northeastern Peru. Taxonomy. 2022; 2(1):20-40. https://doi.org/10.3390/taxonomy2010002

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Venegas, Pablo J., Luis A. García-Ayachi, and Alessandro Catenazzi. 2022. "Two New Species of Pristimantis (Anura: Strabomantidae) from Amazonas Department in Northeastern Peru" Taxonomy 2, no. 1: 20-40. https://doi.org/10.3390/taxonomy2010002

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