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Pristimantis viridis
family: Strabomantidae
subfamily: Strabomantinae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Near Threatened (NT)
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 three localities in the western part of Antioquia Department, on the western and eastern slopes of the Cordillera Occidental, and from one locality in northern Antioquia Department, on the northern face of the Cordillera Occidental, Colombia, between 1,480 and 1,940m asl,

Habitat and Ecology

It is restricted to very humid forests, and occurs on Araceae vegetation and ferns, up to 1.5m above the ground. Breeding is by direct development.

Population

It is an uncommon species.

Population Trend

Stable

Major Threats

There are no threats to the species' habitat at present as its known range is wholly within two parks.

Conservation Actions

Three of the localities in which it occurs are within Parque Nacional de Las Orquídeas, and the fourth is in Parque Nacional Natural Paramillo.

Citation

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

 

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