Pristimantis caliginosus
family: Strabomantidae
subfamily: Pristimantinae
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: Peru


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from cloud forest in the vicinity of the type locality, "Pass der Carretera Central auf 1,650m NN [asl]", in the Cordillera Azul in Huanuco Department, Peru.

Habitat and Ecology

Its habitat is cloud forest, where the trees are generally spaced widely, separated by 2-3m, in tall shrubland. Wet depressions and small ravines are scattered throughout the area, with slightly taller (4-9m high) elfin forest. This species breeds by direct development.


Its population status is unknown.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There is no information about the threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

It might occur in Parque Nacional Cordillera Azul, but this requires confirmation.

Taxonomic Notes

Pristimantis nebulosus (Henle 1992) is a homonym, requiring renaming as P. caliginosus.


Lily Rodríguez, Jorge Luis Martinez, John Lynch, Jörn Köhler 2004. Pristimantis caliginosus. In: IUCN 2014


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