Pristimantis erythropleura
family: Strabomantidae
subfamily: Pristimantinae

© 2009 Victor Fabio Luna (1 of 1)
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Colombia



View distribution map using BerkeleyMapper.

From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from the eastern and western slopes of the Cordillera Occidental, and the eastern and western slopes north of the Cordillera Central in the departments of Antioquia, Caldas, Quindio, Risaralda and Valle del Cauca. It has been recorded from 980–2,600 m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This species is associated with premontane and montane forests, cloud forests and secondary forests. It is found in the forest interiors (Cubides and Cardona 2011), although it is also found on low vegetation and is very common in roadside forests, especially juvenile individuals. It breeds by direct development.


It is relatively abundant where it has been recorded, and the population is considered to be stable.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Agriculture, both crops and livestock, as well as the fumigation of crops is a major threat to the species’ habitat.

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
Its range includes several protected areas.

Research Needed
More information is needed on this species' distribution, population status and trends.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Listed as Least Concern in view of its relatively wide distribution, tolerance of a degree of habitat modification and presumed large population.


IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2018. Pristimantis erythropleura. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T56587A85864349. .Downloaded on 19 February 2019


IUCN Terms of Use