Pristimantis erythropleura
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 the eastern and western slopes of the Cordillera Occidental, and the eastern and western slopes north of the Cordillera Central in the departments of Antioquia, Caldas, Quindio, Risaralda and Valle del Cauca. It has been recorded from 980-2,600m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is associated with premontane and montane forests, cloud forests and secondary forests. It is also found on low vegetation and is very common in roadside forests, especially juvenile individuals.


It is an abundant species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Agriculture, both crops and livestock, as well as the fumigation of crops is a major threat to the species’ habitat.

Conservation Actions

Its range includes several protected areas.


Martha Patricia Ramírez Pinilla, Mariela Osorno-Muñoz, Jose Vicente Rueda, Adolfo Amézquita, María Cristina Ardila-Robayo 2004. Pristimantis erythropleura. In: IUCN 2014


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