Pristimantis riveti
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: Ecuador


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species’ geographic range in southern Ecuador includes Andean cordilleras surrounding the Cuenca basin, from 2,620-3,600m asl, and Parque Nacional Podocarpus. It is known from more than ten localities.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs on the ground and in low vegetation in cloud forest and páramo vegetation, in well-preserved habitats. Reproduction is by direct development.


It is an uncommon to rare species in El Cajas and Podocarpus.

Population Trend


Major Threats

This species is not seriously threatened as it generally occurs in areas that are not heavily affected by habitat destruction and degradation.

Conservation Actions

Its range overlaps Parque Nacional Sangay, and it occurs in both Parque Nacional Podocarpus and Parque Nacional Cajas.


Luis A. Coloma, Santiago Ron, Mario Yánez-Muñoz, Diego Almeida 2004. Pristimantis riveti. In: IUCN 2014


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