Pristimantis pataikos

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Pristimantis pataikos
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Craugastoridae
Genus: Pristimantis
Species: P. pataikos
Binomial name
Pristimantis pataikos
(Duellman & Pramuk, 1999)

Eleutherodactylus pataikos Duellman & Pramuk, 1999[2]

Pristimantis pataikos is a species of frog in the family Craugastoridae. It is known from two locations, one in the Amazonas Region in northern Peru and the other one in nearby Zamora-Chinchipe Province in southern Ecuador.[3] Its natural habitat is tropical moist montane forest at elevations of 1,800–3,470 m (5,910–11,380 ft) asl. It is threatened by habitat loss. The location in Ecuador is within the Podocarpus National Park.[1]


  1. ^ a b Rodríguez, L.; Martinez, J.L.; Arizabal, W.; Sinsch, U.; Almeida, D. & Nogales, F. (2004). "Pristimantis pataikos". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  2. ^ Duellman, William E.; Pramuk, Jennifer B. (1999). "Frogs of the genus Eleutherodactylus (Anura: Leptodactylidae) in the Andes of northern Peru". Scientific Papers. Natural History Museum, University of Kansas. 13: 1–78. 
  3. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Pristimantis percnopterus (Duellman and Pramuk, 1999)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 1 November 2014.