Pristimantis nyctophylax

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Pristimantis nyctophylax
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Craugastoridae
Genus: Pristimantis
Species: P. nyctophylax
Binomial name
Pristimantis nyctophylax
(Lynch, 1976)
Synonyms [1]

Eleutherodactylus nyctophylax Lynch, 1976

Pristimantis nyctophylax (common names: Tandapi robber frog, watchful rainfrog) is a species of frog in the family Craugastoridae. It is endemic to Ecuador where it is known from the western flank of the Andes in the Cotopaxi and Pichincha Provinces.[2] Its natural habitat is tropical cloud forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.[1]


  1. ^ a b c John Lynch; Luis A. Coloma & Santiago Ron (2004). "Pristimantis nyctophylax". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved February 2, 2010. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Pristimantis nyctophylax (Lynch, 1976)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 19 October 2014.