Pristimantis boulengeri
family: Strabomantidae
subfamily: Pristimantinae

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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


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from southern portions of the central Andes of Colombia (in Cauca, Caldas, Huila, Quindio Tolima and Valle del Cauca departments), from 2,400-3,000m asl, in high cloud forests, and also from Cerro Munchique (at 2,520m asl) in the western Andes of Colombia.

Habitat and Ecology

During the day they occur on the ground and inside arboreal bromeliads. At night they are active on vegetation up to 2.5m above the ground. They inhabit open areas, beside and inside the forest. They also occur in virtually any other habitat including pastureland, croplands, heavily degraded forest etc. It breeds by direct development.


It is a very common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no threats to this very adaptable species.

Conservation Actions

The range of the species includes several protected areas.


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


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