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Pristimantis lemur
family: Strabomantidae
subfamily: Pristimantinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Endangered (EN)
CITES
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 occurs in cloud forest in the municipalities of Pensilvania and SamanĂ¡, in the department of Caldas, and also in the department of Antioquia, on the eastern flank of the Cordillera Central, in Colombia, from 1,800-2,650m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is an arboreal, nocturnal species that inhabits areas covered by dense primary forest or minimally disturbed forest, and is quite sensitive to disturbance of its habitat. It breeds by direct development.

Population

The current population status of this species is unknown.

Population Trend

Decreasing

Major Threats

The main threat is habitat loss caused by deforestation for agricultural development (including the cultivation of illegal crops).

Conservation Actions

The species' distribution overlaps with Florencia Forest, an area that is in the process of being declared a natural reserve.

Citation

Fernando Castro, Maria Isabel Herrera 2004. Pristimantis lemur. In: IUCN 2014

 

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