Pristimantis grandiceps
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 can be found on the western flank of the Cordillera Oriental in Boyacá and Santander Departments, Colombia, at altitudes of 2,200-2,400m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits very humid cloud forests, on vegetation above streams, and only occurs in well-preserved forests. Reproduction is by direct development.


This is a rare species that was collected for the last time in 1992. It has not been surveyed for since.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Habitat loss caused by deforestation due to agricultural development and the cultivation of illegal crops is the major threat to this species.

Conservation Actions

It does not occur in any protected areas.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.


Fernando Castro, Maria Isabel Herrera, John Lynch 2004. Pristimantis grandiceps. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56628A11509614. .Downloaded on 24 February 2019


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