Pristimantis affinis
family: Strabomantidae
subfamily: Pristimantinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Vulnerable (VU)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Colombia


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species’ geographic range is from the Paramos de Chingaza, Guerrero, and Sumapaz, Cundinamarca Department, Colombia. Its altitudinal range is 2,600-3,300m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs in low shrubs in páramo habitat, and is able to tolerate some habitat disturbance. It breeds by direct development.


It was recorded as abundant in appropriate habitat in 2001.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Habitat loss caused by fires and cattle ranching is a major threat.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in Parque Nacional Natural Chingaza and Parque Nacional Natural Sumapaz.


Fernando Castro, Maria Isabel Herrera, Mariela Osorno-Muñoz, Jose Vicente Rueda 2004. Pristimantis affinis. In: IUCN 2014


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