This species is known from the Venezuelan Coastal Ranges in the States of Aragua, Carabobo, Miranda, Sucre, and Yaracuy. It has been recorded from 250-1,600m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
A terrestrial and nocturnal frog that inhabits lowland humid and montane cloud forests. It breeds by direct development.
It is a common species.
The major threat is habitat destruction and degradation due to agriculture.
Its range includes several protected areas, including Parque Nacional Guatopo, Parque Nacional Henri Pittier, and Parque Nacional San Esteban.
Red List Status
Listed as Vulnerable because its Extent of Occurrence is less than 20,000 km2, its distribution is severely fragmented, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its forest habitat in the Coastal Ranges of Venezuela.
This species was previously included in the genus Eleutherodactylus (Crawford and Smith 2005).
Jesús Manzanilla, Enrique La Marca 2004. Strabomantis biporcatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56464A11469011. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T56464A11469011.en .Downloaded on 19 November 2018