Oreobates pereger
family: Strabomantidae
subfamily: Pristimantinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Critically Endangered (CR)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Peru


View distribution map using BerkeleyMapper.


From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known only from the vicinity of the type locality in the eastern Andes west of the Apurimac River, and from Cordillera Vilcabamba, Departamento Ayacucho, Peru, between 2,460 and 2,650m asl. It is believed to be a genuinely restricted-range species.

Habitat and Ecology

It is a terrestrial species, inhabiting montane cloud forest, but it is not known whether or not it occurs in degraded areas. It is presumed to breed by direct development.


There is no information on the population status of this species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The major threat is habitat loss due to agricultural expansion, subsistence wood collecting, and human settlement.

Conservation Actions

It is not known to occur in any protected areas, making habitat protection and maintenance a priority. The species is, in general, quite poorly known, and further research is needed into its biology and population status.


Javier Icochea, Edgar Lehr, C├ęsar Aguilar Puntriano 2004. Oreobates pereger. In: IUCN 2014


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