Pristimantis citriogaster

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Pristimantis citriogaster
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Craugastoridae
Genus: Pristimantis
Species: P. citriogaster
Binomial name
Pristimantis citriogaster
(Duellman, 1992)

Eleutherodactylus citriogaster Duellman, 1992

Pristimantis citriogaster, sometimes known as the throated robber frog, is a species of frog in the family Craugastoridae. It is known from northern Peru near Tarapoto (the type locality) and southeastern Ecuador.[2] Its natural habitats are premontane rainforest and cloud forest. Adults are nocturnal and typically occur on rocks in and along cascading streams.[1] Its altitudinal range is 600–1,094 m (1,969–3,589 ft) asl.[3]

Pristimantis citriogaster is threatened by habitat loss.[1]


Pristimantis citriogaster has a characteristic bright yellow belly (as alluded to in its name). Skin on dorsum is shagreen without tubercles. Tympanum is distinct.[3]


  1. ^ a b c Rodríguez, L.; Martinez, J.L.; Monteza, J.I. & Angulo, A. (2004). "Pristimantis citriogaster". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 10 October 2014. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Pristimantis citriogaster (Duellman, 1992)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 10 October 2014. 
  3. ^ a b Camacho-Badani, T.; M. H. Yánez-Muñoz & S. R. Ron (2012). "Pristimantis citriogaster Duellman, 1992 (Amphibia: Craugastoridae): First record from Ecuador, altitudinal distribution extension with distribution map and phylogram". Check List. 8: 513–515.  (includes a photograph)