Oreobates saxatilis
family: Strabomantidae
subfamily: Pristimantinae

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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: Peru


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is presently known only from the area of Ponga de Shilcayo and in the surrounding areas of near Tarapoto, Zapatero and Shapaja (San Martin Department), Peru. It is presumed that this species has a larger range, and that further sampling within the region will indicate this. It is present at altitudes of 360-680m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This is a terrestrial species of lowland tropical forest, which may also be found in rocky streambeds in ravines on mountain slopes. Its breeding biology is unknown, but it is presumed to breed by direct development.


Nothing is known about its population status.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The threats to this species are not known, although it is possible that habitat degradation and loss is happening in the vicinity of the town of Tarapoto.

Conservation Actions

It might occur in the Zona Reservada Biabo Cordillera Azul.


Ariadne Angulo, Javier Icochea, Robert Reynolds 2004. Oreobates saxatilis. In: IUCN 2014


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