Pristimantis acerus (Lynch & Duellman, 1980)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


IUCN RedList status: Endangered



Upper Napo River, Ecuador


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Lynch, J. D. and Duellman, W. E. (1980). The Eleutherodactylus of the Amazonian slopes of the Ecuadorian Andes (Anura: Leptodactylidae). The University of Kansas Museum of Natural History, Miscellaneous Publications 69: 1-86.


Other references:

Bejarano-Muñoz, Patricia, Pérez-Lara, María and Brito M., Jorge. (2015). Nueva información sobre la coloración e historia natural del Cutín de Papallacta Pristimantis acerus (Lynch & Duellman, 1980) (Anura: Craugastoridae). Avances En Ciencias E Ingenierías 7(2): B13-B16.

John Lynch, Luis A. Coloma, Santiago Ron. (2004). Pristimantis acerus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56389A11459660. Downloaded on 25 January 2016.

Lynch, J. D. and Duellman, W. E. (1997). Frogs of the genus Eleutherodactylus in western Ecuador: Systematics, ecology, and biogeography. University of Kansas Museum of Natural History Special Publication [1997]: 1-236.


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