Pristimantis aaptus
family: Strabomantidae
subfamily: Pristimantinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Colombia, Peru


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species can be found in Colonia Departmento (Loreto), northeastern Peru and Amazonas in southeastern Colombia. Its altitudinal range is below 200m asl. The limits of its distribution are not very well known, and it can be expected to range more widely.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits closed-canopy (wide leaved) flooding forest with and wide leaves. Generally, it is present close to forest streams. It is present in secondary forest, but it is not known if it can occur in degraded forest.


It is an uncommon species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no major threats and there are large areas of suitable habitat remaining. There is some localized habitat loss to general human activities such as agriculture (crops, livestock etc.).

Conservation Actions

In Peru, the area of the range has been proposed as a Priority by the Conservation of Biodiversity (Rodriguez, 1996). In Colombia it is present in Parque Nacional Natural Amacayacu; Parque Nacional El Pure and Parque Nacional Cahuinari.


Lily Rodríguez, Jorge Luis Martinez, Fernando Castro, Jose Vicente Rueda, Javier Icochea 2004. Pristimantis aaptus. In: IUCN 2014


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