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Pristimantis museosus
family: Strabomantidae
subfamily: Strabomantinae

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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: Panama

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is endemic to the central cordilleras of Panama, ranging from 700-1,000m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is associated with low vegetation in humid montane forest. Breeding is by direct development, although the site of egg deposition is not known.

Population

It is generally rare, but common in a few sites such as the head of the Río Changuinola and the Bosque Protector Palo in Bocas del Toro Province and the continental divide near Copé, Coclé Province.

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

The principal threat is habitat loss, mainly due to small-scale subsistence wood extraction.

Conservation Actions

Much of its range is included in protected areas, including Parque Nacional Chagres.

Citation

Frank Solís, Roberto Ibáñez, César Jaramillo, Querube Fuenmayor 2010. Pristimantis museosus. In: IUCN 2014

 

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