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Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Colombia
IUCN (Red List) status: Least Concern (LC).
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Pristimantis permixtus?
This species is known from the Central Cordillera, from the department of Valle del Cauca, through Quindio, Tolima, Risaralda, Caldas and Antioquia, with one population isolated on the Occidental Cordillera in Jerico, Antioquia department, Colombia. It also occurs on the eastern slopes of the Central Cordillera in Caldas department. It has been recorded from 1,900-3,700m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It is an inhabitant of cloud montane forests and sub-páramo shrubland areas. A nocturnal species, it occurs in secondary forests and in areas that have been disturbed. It occurs on low vegetation, up to 2 metres above the ground. It is quite adaptable and can be found in most agricultural land and rural areas. It breeds by direct development.
It is an abundant species.
There are no major threats to this widespread, adaptable species.
Its range includes Parque Nacional Natural Los Nevados, Bosques de Florencia.
Martha Patricia Ramírez Pinilla, Mariela Osorno-Muñoz, Jose Vicente Rueda, Adolfo Amézquita, María Cristina Ardila-Robayo 2004. Pristimantis permixtus. In: IUCN 2012