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Pristimantis luscombei
family: Strabomantidae
subfamily: Pristimantinae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
CITES
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 is a recently described species known from altitudes of 185-312m asl in the Amazonian lowlands on the Río Tigres in extreme northern Loreto Department, Peru. It is possible that it is more widespread.

Habitat and Ecology

All the known individuals of this species were found on the leaves of herbaceous plants and bushes 0.1-1.0m above the ground in primary forest at night. This species presumably breeds by direct development.

Population

Three adult males and one adult female were used to describe this species.

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

It is possibly threatened by localized habitat loss due to general human activities such as agricultural development (for both crops and livestock, for example).

Conservation Actions

This species is not known from any protected areas.

Citation

Lily Rodríguez, Jorge Luis Martinez, Javier Icochea, Ariadne Angulo 2004. Pristimantis luscombei. In: IUCN 2014

 

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