Pristimantis juanchoi
family: Strabomantidae
subfamily: Pristimantinae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Near Threatened (NT)
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 both flanks of the Cordillera Occidental in the departments of Risaralda, Valle del Cauca, and Cauca, in Colombia, from 1,500-2,090m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This species inhabits cloud forests, and dense populations occur in some areas in forest and in open areas of scattered trees. It can occur in disturbed habitats as long as there are bromeliads on trees. Individuals are active up to 3m above the ground and are frequently found in bromeliads. Breeding is by direct development, and the eggs are deposited inside bromeliads.


It is often rare, but can also be locally common.

Population Trend


Major Threats

A localized threat to this species is habitat loss and degradation caused by smallholder farming and livestock grazing.

Conservation Actions

There are three protected areas within this species' range.


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


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