Pristimantis yaviensis
family: Strabomantidae
subfamily: Pristimantinae

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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: Venezuela



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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from the summit of Cerro Yaví, at 2,150m asl, and Cerro Yutajé, at 1,700m asl, in Amazonas State, Venezuela. Its distribution is not very well known, and it might occur more widely.

Habitat and Ecology

It is nocturnal, and has been found on low vegetation in wet, mossy forests and in bromeliads (such as Brocchinia species) in Cerro Yutajé. It has been found on low vegetation in cooler forest and on a more open, windy site, perched on a dry leaf, at the summit of Cerro Yaví. Some specimens have also been found under slabs of rock. This species breeds by direct development.


It is reported to be the most common Eleutherodactylus species on Cerro Yaví (Myers and Donnelly 1996), and is in general a common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Threats to this species are unknown.

Conservation Actions

Its range includes Monumento Natural Los Tepuyes.

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.


Celsa Señaris, Enrique La Marca 2004. Pristimantis yaviensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57062A11563086. .Downloaded on 20 February 2019


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