Colostethus agilis
family: Dendrobatidae
subfamily: Colostethinae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Near Threatened (NT)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from Parque Nacional Natural Munchique in Cauca Department, northwards to La Serrania de los Paraguas in Valle del Cauca Department, on the western slope of the western Andes in Colombia, from 2,190-2,600m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs along streams in sub-Andean and Andean primary or good secondary forest, and has not been recorded outside forest habitat. Its breeding habits are not known, though it is likely to take place in streams.


It can be a locally abundant species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Localized threats to this species include habitat loss and fragmentation due to the expansion of cattle raising, timber extraction, and cultivation of illegal crops, and water pollution.

Conservation Actions

The range of the species includes Parque Nacional Natural Munchique and Parque Nacional Natural Farallones de Cali.


Taran Grant, Fernando Castro 2004. Colostethus agilis. In: IUCN 2014


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