Pristimantis acatallelus

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Pristimantis acatallelus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Craugastoridae
Genus: Pristimantis
Species: P. acatallelus
Binomial name
Pristimantis acatallelus
(Lynch & Ruíz-Carranza, 1983)[2]

Eleutherodactylus acatallelus Lynch & Ruiz-Carranza, 1983

Pristimantis acatallelus (common name: Cauca robber frog) is a frog species endemic to Colombia.[3]

Habitat and distribution[edit]

Pristimantis acatallelus is found in the Andes Mountains (Cordillera Central and Occidental) at elevations of between 1000 and 2680 m.[4] It is a very common species found on vegetation in primary and secondary forests and forest edges.[1]


  1. ^ a b Castro, F. & Lynch, J. (2004). "Pristimantis acatallelus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 29 June 2014. 
  2. ^ Lynch & Ruíz-Carranza, 1983: New frogs of the genus Eleutherodactylus from the Andes of southern Colombia. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, vol. 86, n. 1, p. 99-112.
  3. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Pristimantis acatallelus (Lynch and Ruiz-Carranza, 1983)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 29 June 2014. 
  4. ^ Acosta-Galvis, A.R. (2014). "Pristimantis acatallelus (Lynch & Ruiz, 1983)". Lista de los Anfibios de Colombia V.03.2014. Retrieved 29 June 2014.