Pristimantis deinops
family: Strabomantidae
subfamily: Pristimantinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Endangered (EN)
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 Valle del Cauca Department on the western flank of the Cordillera Occidental in Colombia, from 1,750-2,600m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is usually active in the medium-high canopy inside primary and good quality secondary forest. It breeds by direct development.


It is not a rare species, but it is not common either.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The major threat to the species is habitat loss caused by deforestation for agricultural development (including the planting of illegal crops).

Conservation Actions

It occurs in Parque Nacional Natural Los Farallones de Cali.

Red List Status

Endangered (EN)


Listed as Endangered because its Extent of Occurrence is less than 5,000 km2, its distribution is severely fragmented, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its habitat on the Western Cordillera of the Colombian Andes.


Fernando Castro, Maria Isabel Herrera, John Lynch 2004. Pristimantis deinops. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56553A11496479. .Downloaded on 23 February 2019


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