Phyllomedusa perinesos
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Phyllomedusinae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Colombia, Ecuador


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from only two localities on the Amazonian slopes of the Andes: Río Salado in Napo Province, Ecuador; and Caquetá Department, Colombia. It presumably occurs between these two sites. Its known altitudinal range is 1,350-1,400m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is found in primary and secondary montane forest, where it breeds in ponds.


This is a rare species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The major threats to this species are likely to be deforestation due to agricultural development, cultivation of illegal crops, logging, and human settlement, and pollution resulting from the spraying of illegal crops.

Conservation Actions

It is not known to occur in any protected areas, although it might do so.


Luis A. Coloma, Santiago Ron, John Lynch 2004. Phyllomedusa perinesos. In: IUCN 2014


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