A new species of terrestrial frog Pristimantis (Strabomantidae) from the upper basin of the Pastaza River, Ecuador

 

Título: A new species of terrestrial frog Pristimantis (Strabomantidae) from the upper basin of the Pastaza River, Ecuador
Identificador de recurso: ISSN-L: 1313-2970
Fecha: 2019-03-19
Autor: Reyes-Puig, Carolina
Otros colaboradores: Reyes-Puig, Juan Pablo; Velarde-Garcéz, Daniel A.; Dávalos, Nicolás; Mancero, Emilio; Navarrete, María José; Yánez-Muñoz, Mario H.; Cisneros-Heredia, Diego F.; Ron, Santiago R. 
Editorial: ZooKeys
Derechos: Acceso abierto

 

Descripción We describe a new species of Pristimantis from the montane forest of the Río Zuñag Ecological Reserve, upper basin of the Pastaza River, Ecuador. Pristimantis mallii sp. n. is characterized by a snout-vent length of 11.6–21.3 mm in adult males (n = 12), 22.6–34.3 mm in adult females (n = 8), and is compared morphologically and genetically with Pristimantis miktos and with other relevant species of Pristimantis. The new species is characterized by having skin on dorsum and flanks shagreen, distinctive scapular folds, snout broadly rounded in dorsal view, upper eyelid bearing one or two subconical tubercles and some rounded tubercles, dorsum and flanks light brown to brown, with irregular dark brown marks bounded by dirty cream and groin with irregular yellowish marks.
Claves Montane forest; Pristimantis mallii sp. n.; Río Zuñag Reserve; Terrarana.
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Idioma eng
Volumen 832
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Tipo de recurso artículo
Fuente doi: 10.3897/zookeys.832.30874
Nombre de archivo 2019-03-19