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Pristimantis johannesdei
family: Strabomantidae
subfamily: Strabomantinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Endangered (EN)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Colombia

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known from Antioquia to Risaralda Departments on the western flank of the Cordillera Occidental in Colombia, at elevations of 1,500-1,800m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is active on low vegetation in primary montane forests, and has not been recorded outside forest habitat. Breeding is by direct development.

Population

It is an uncommon species.

Population Trend

Decreasing

Major Threats

The major threat to the species is habitat loss, as a result of the expansion of agriculture and livestock farming in the region.

Conservation Actions

Populations of this species occur within three national parks, including Parque Nacional Natural Paramillo and Parque Nacional de Las Orquídeas; the maintenance of these protected areas is essential to ensure the long-term survival of this species, particularly given its association with primary forest.

Citation

Fernando Castro, Maria Isabel Herrera, John Lynch 2004. Pristimantis johannesdei. In: IUCN 2014

 

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