Pristimantis conspicillatus
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: Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from the Upper Amazon Basin of western Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. In northern Peru this species is observed in the Departments of Loreto and Ucayali. Frost included western Brazilian Amazonia in its range but inventories in that region did not record the species. Its altitudinal range is from 0-600m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This species is a conspicuous forest inhabitant. They are found on the leaf-litter of primary and secondary tropical rainforest by day, but more commonly found on low vegetation at night. Eggs and direct development occur on land.


It is common in Ecuador, Colombia, and Peru.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Logging, livestock, mining and fire might threaten some populations but there is no overall threat to the species.

Conservation Actions

The range of this species includes many protected areas. The range in Peru includes an area that has been proposed as a Priority by Conservation of Biodiversity (Rodriguez, 1996).


Lily Rodríguez, Jorge Luis Martinez, Claudia Azevedo-Ramos, Luis A. Coloma, Santiago Ron, Claude Gascon 2004. Pristimantis conspicillatus. In: IUCN 2014


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