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The dorsal coloration, in life, is as follows: the dorsum is brown with dark brown markings; throat and belly bluish white with brown mottling. Other ventral surfaces are dull gray. The iris is dark bronze iris with black reticulations.Pristimantis illotus is a member of the P. conspicillatus group. Pristimantis illotus is most similar to P. achatinus except for having a small tubercle on the heel and brown coloration on the venter. Pristimantis illotus also lacks vocal slits and nuptial pads.
Distribution and Habitat
Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Colombia, Ecuador
Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Possible reasons for amphibian decline
General habitat alteration and loss
Lynch, J. D. and Duellman, W.E. (1997). Frogs of the Genus Eleutherodactylus in Western Ecuador. The University of Kansas Natural History Museum, Lawrence, Kansas.
Written by Raul E. Diaz (lissamphibia AT gmail.com), AWeb
First submitted 2004-12-14
Edited by Kellie Whittaker (2008-06-21)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Pristimantis illotus <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/5748> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Dec 7, 2019.
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