Ectopoglossus lacrimosus
family: Dendrobatidae
subfamily: Hyloxalinae
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 occurs on the western flank of the Cordillera Occidental of Colombia in Cauca, Choco, and Valle del Cauca Departments, between 100 and 640m asl, although its distribution is not well known.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives along streams in lowland and foothill forests, and has not been found in degraded habitats. The details of its breeding biology are largely unknown, but it presumably breeds in streams, like other members of its genus.


It is a very rare species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The major threats to this species are deforestation for agricultural development (including illegal crops), logging, and human settlement, and pollution resulting from the spraying of illegal crops.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in Parque Nacional Natural Farallones de Cali.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Wilmar BolĂ­var, Taran Grant 2004. Anomaloglossus lacrimosus. In: IUCN 2014


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