Colostethus fraterdanieli
family: Dendrobatidae
subfamily: Colostethinae

© 2007 Mauricio Rivera Correa (1 of 6)
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Near Threatened (NT)
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 occurs in the departments of Valle del Cauca, Quindio, Risaralda, Antioquia, Nariño and Caldas, in Colombia, between 1,000 and 2,500m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs on the ground close to streams in cloud forests and in dry tropical forests. Eggs are laid on leaf-litter and then the larvae are carried to streams where they develop further.


It is a common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The major threats to this species are agricultural development (including crops and livestock), logging, agricultural pollution, and the fumigation of crops.

Conservation Actions

Its range includes Parque Nacional Natural Farallones de Cali. Taxonomic work is needed to determine if this form is a complex of more than one species.

Red List Status

Near Threatened (NT)

Taxonomic Notes

This form is potentially a complex of more than one species according to Grant and Castro (1998).


Martha Patricia Ramírez Pinilla, Mariela Osorno-Muñoz, Jose Vicente Rueda, Adolfo Amézquita, María Cristina Ardila-Robayo 2004. Colostethus fraterdanieli. In: IUCN 2014


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