This recently described species is known from the western slopes of the Cordillera Oriental in Cundinamarca Department, and in the Reserve Forest of Zipaquirá and Cogua, Colombia. It has an altitudinal range of 2,530-2,900m asl, and it might occur more widely than is currently known.
Habitat and Ecology
This species is present in remnant patches of cloud and riparian forest, but not in areas modified for agriculture. It presumably breeds by direct development.
The population status of this species is unknown.
The clearance of suitable forest areas for agricultural use is the main threat to this species.
It is present in the Reserve Forest of Zipaquirá and Cogua. Parque Nacional Natural Chingaza
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little known about its extent of occurrence, area of occupancy, status and ecological requirements.
Jose Vicente Rueda 2004. Pristimantis susaguae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56987A11551894. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T56987A11551894.en .Downloaded on 11 December 2018