Pristimantis acerus

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Papallacta robber frog
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Craugastoridae
Genus: Pristimantis
Species: P. acerus
Binomial name
Pristimantis acerus
(Lynch & Duellman, 1980)[2]

Eleutherodactylus acerus Lynch and Duellman, 1980

Pristimantis acerus (common name: Papallacta robber frog) is a frog species from South America. It is endemic to the Napo Province of Ecuador.[3] This species is rated as Endangered by the IUCN.[1]


Pristimantis acerus is found in the cloud forests of the Andes at elevations between 2,660–2,750 m (8,730–9,020 ft) asl.[1]


  1. ^ a b c John Lynch; Luis A. Coloma; Santiago Ron (2004). "Pristimantis acerus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 3 August 2014. 
  2. ^ Lynch & Duellman. (1980). The Eleutherodactylus of the Amazonian slopes of the Ecuadorian Andes (Anura: Leptodactylidae). Miscellaneous Publication, Museum of Natural History, University of Kansas, vol. 69, p. 1-86.
  3. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Pristimantis acerus (Lynch and Duellman, 1980)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 3 August 2014. 

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