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Pristimantis angustilineatus
family: Strabomantidae
subfamily: Pristimantinae
 
Species Description: Lynch, J.D. 1998. New species of Eleutherodactylus from the Cordillera Occidental of western Colombia with a synopsis of the distributions of species in western Colombia. Revista de la Academia Colombiana de Ciencias Exactas, Fisicas y Naturales:117-148.
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Endangered (EN)
CITES
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 is known from Chicoral in Valle del Cauca Department, northwards to Pueblo Rico in Risaralda Department, in the Cordillera Occidental, Colombia, from 1,880-2,500m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is found on low herbaceous vegetation or on epiphytic vegetation in forest habitats, and has not been recorded outside primary forest. It breeds by direct development.

Population

It is a locally common species.

Population Trend

Decreasing

Major Threats

The major threat to this species is habitat loss due to expanding agricultural activities, including the planting of illegal crops.

Conservation Actions

The range of the species includes Parque Nacional Natural Tatama. Continued protection of primary forest habitat is essential to ensure the survival of this species.

Citation

Fernando Castro, Maria Isabel Herrera, John Lynch 2004. Pristimantis angustilineatus. In: IUCN 2014

 

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