Pristimantis bernali Lynch, 1986

Argelia robber frog



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Eleutherodactylus bernali Lynch, 1986


Conservation Status


Last record: 1981

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)





Biology & Ecology




6 preserved specimens are known (Castro et al. 2004).






Original scientific description:

Lynch, J. D. (1986). New species of Eleutherodactylus of Colombia (Amphibia: Leptodactylidae). II: Four species from the cloud forests of the western cordilleras. Caldasia 1986: 629-647.


Other references:

Acosta-Galvis, A.R. 2000. Ranas, Salamandras y Caecilias (Tetrapoda: Amphibia) de Colombia. Biota Colombiana 1(3): 289-319.

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. 2017. Pristimantis bernali. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T56459A85860627. Downloaded on 14 December 2017.

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 23: 1-236.

Lynch, J.D., Ruiz-Carranza, P.M. and Ardila-Robayo, M.C. 1997. Biogeographic patterns of Colombian frogs and toads. Revista de la Academia Colombiana de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales 21(80): 237-248.

Paez, V.P., Bock, B.C., Estrada, J.J., Ortega, A.M., Daza, J.M. and Gutierrez-C., P.D. 2002. Guia de Campo de Algunas Especies de Anfibios y Reptiles de Antioquia. Universidad de Antioquia, Departamento de Biologia, Medellin.

Ruiz-Carranza, P.M., Ardila-Robayo, M.C. and Lynch, J.D. 1996. Lista actualizada de la fauna de Amphibia de Colombia. Revista de la Academia Colombiana de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales 20(77): 365-415.


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