Hypodactylus peraccai
family: Strabomantidae
subfamily: Holoadeninae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
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 is known from three localities in the vicinity of Papallacta, in Napo Province, and from El Chamizo in the province of Carchi, northern Ecuador, at 3,000-3,350m asl. Its range is poorly known, and it might occur more widely.

Habitat and Ecology

Specimens have been collected beneath rocks and logs in grassy páramo, sub páramo, or (rarely) in high montane forest habitats. This is a terrestrial species that reproduces by direct development.


It was rare in El Chamizo in 2000, when only one individual was found.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The major threats to it are habitat destruction and degradation due to smallholder farming, human settlement and fires.

Conservation Actions

Its range overlaps with the Reserva Ecológica Cayambe-Coca.


Luis A. Coloma, Santiago Ron, Diego Almeida 2004. Hypodactylus peraccai. In: IUCN 2014


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