Oreobates choristolemma
family: Strabomantidae
subfamily: Pristimantinae
Species Description: Harvey MB, Sheehy CM III 2005 A new species of Ischnocnema (Anura: Leptodactylidae) from La Paz, Bolivia. Herpetologica 61:268-175.
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: Bolivia



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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from around 1,000m asl in the Serranía de Bella Vista, Caranavi Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia. It is likely to occur patchily in suitable habitat more widely along the eastern slopes of the Andes in Bolivia and Peru.

Habitat and Ecology

It is known from deep in rainforest, where individuals were found on the ground near rocky seeps along a densely forested hillside parallel to a large river. This species is presumed to breed by direct development.


It appears to be rare.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Habitat loss from smallholder agriculture is likely to be its main threat.

Conservation Actions

This species is not known from any protected areas, but the type locality is near Parque Nacional Madidi and the Reserva de la Biósfera y Terretorio Indígena de Pilón Lajas, in which it might be expected to occur.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.


Michael Harvey 2006. Oreobates choristolemma. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T61827A12564564. .Downloaded on 24 February 2019


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