Strabomantis biporcatus
family: Strabomantidae
subfamily: Strabomantinae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Vulnerable (VU)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Colombia, Venezuela


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from the Venezuelan Coastal Ranges in the States of Aragua, Carabobo, Miranda, Sucre, and Yaracuy. It has been recorded from 250-1,600m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

A terrestrial and nocturnal frog that inhabits lowland humid and montane cloud forests. It breeds by direct development.


It is a common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The major threat is habitat destruction and degradation due to agriculture.

Conservation Actions

Its range includes several protected areas, including Parque Nacional Guatopo, Parque Nacional Henri Pittier, and Parque Nacional San Esteban.

Taxonomic Notes

This species was previously included in the genus Eleutherodactylus (Crawford and Smith 2005).


Jesús Manzanilla, Enrique La Marca 2004. Strabomantis biporcatus. In: IUCN 2014


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