Pristimantis tribulosus
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: Colombia


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known only from a single forest fragment, the Florencia Forest, SamanĂ¡ municipality, in Caldas department, on the Cordillera Central of Colombia, from 1,900-2,400m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

A nocturnal species, usually found on low vegetation in dense, reasonably intact forest. It breeds by direct development.


It is a rare species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The main threats to the species are habitat loss caused by logging and agricultural development (the planting of illegal crops).

Conservation Actions

As far as is known, this species occurs only in the recently gazetted Parque Nacional Natural Selva de Florencia.


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


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