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Pristimantis angustilineatus
family: Strabomantidae
subfamily: Pristimantinae
 
Species Description: Lynch, J.D. 1998. New species of Eleutherodactylus from the Cordillera Occidental of western Colombia with a synopsis of the distributions of species in western Colombia. Revista de la Academia Colombiana de Ciencias Exactas, Fisicas y Naturales:117-148.
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Endangered (EN)
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 Chicoral in Valle del Cauca Department, northwards to Pueblo Rico in Risaralda Department, in the Cordillera Occidental, Colombia, between 1,880–2,500 m asl. Its EOO is 2,139 km2.

Habitat and Ecology

This species is found on low herbaceous vegetation or on epiphytic vegetation in cloud forest habitats. It has been recorded from primary and secondary forest. It breeds by direct development.

Population

It is a locally common species.

Population Trend

unknown

Major Threats

The major threat to this species is habitat loss due to expanding agricultural activities, including the planting of illegal crops and livestock grazing.

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
The range of the species includes Tatamá National Park and Serranía Los Paraguas. 

Conservation Needed
Further protection of critical habitat for this species is required.

Research Needed
Further research on population trends, ecology and distribution are recommended for the species.

Red List Status

Endangered (EN)

Rationale

Listed as Endangered because its extent of occurrence (EOO) is 2,139 km2, it occurs in fewer than five threat-defined locations, and there is continuous decline in the extent and quality of habitat due to expanding agricultural activities, including the planting of illegal crops and livestock grazing.

Citation

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2017. Pristimantis angustilineatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T56420A85862629. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-3.RLTS.T56420A85862629.en .Downloaded on 14 November 2018

 

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