Leptodactylus griseigularis
family: Leptodactylidae

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Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Bolivia, Peru

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
See IUCN account.
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None


From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from the Andes of southern and central Peru and northern Bolivia. In Peru it occurs on the northeastern slopes of the Andes to central-eastern slopes, encompassing the Departments of Huánuco, Ayacucho, Junin, Pasco, San Martin and Ucayali. In Bolivia it is present in the Departamentos of La Paz and Cochabamba. It has an altitudinal range of 100-1,800m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This species can be found in both montane primary and lowland tropical moist forest of the Amazonian slopes and Andes foothills of the Andes. Breeding takes place in foam nests within stagnant waters. Occasionally it is found close to roadside ditches in forest habitat.


It is an uncommon species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

At present, there are only localized threats to this species. Certain populations are probably impacted by deforestation.

Conservation Actions

In Bolivia it is present in Madidi and Carrasco protected areas. In Peru this species might occur in Rio Abiseo National Park, Biabo Cordillera Azul Reserved Zone, Tingo Maria and Yanachaga Chemillen National Parks, Yanesha Communal Reserve, Bosque de Proteccion San Matias San Carlos and Apurimac Reserved Zone (although this requires confirmation). There are no conservation measures needed for this species.


Ariadne Angulo, Jörn Köhler, Steffen Reichle, Wilfredo Arizabal 2004. Leptodactylus griseigularis. In: IUCN 2014


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