Pristimantis aurantiguttatus
family: Strabomantidae
subfamily: Pristimantinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
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 sites in Antioquia Department (Antadó, Murrí, and Urrao) and at comparable altitudes on the western slope of the Serranía de los Paraguas, in Chocó Department, Colombia. It has been recorded between 1,000 and 1,900m asl. It might occur more widely, in particular between the two currently known areas.

Habitat and Ecology

It is found on herbaceous vegetation, in primary forest only. It is a direct developing species.


It is a relatively common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Habitat loss caused by deforestation due to agricultural development and the cultivation of illegal crops are localized threats, but there are no major threats to this species at present.

Conservation Actions

Its range includes Parque Nacional de Las Orquídeas.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.


Fernando Castro, Maria Isabel Herrera, John Lynch 2004. Pristimantis aurantiguttatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56439A11478341. .Downloaded on 24 February 2019


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