Oreobates lehri
family: Strabomantidae
subfamily: Pristimantinae
Species Description: Padial, Chapparo, De la Riva I 2007 A New Species of the Eleutherodactylus discoidalis Group (Anura: Brachycephalidae) from the Cloud Forests Of Peru. Herpetologica 63(1): 114-122
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Peru


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

Oreobates lehri is known from the type locality in the Apurimac River Valley (Apurimac River Valley, Camisea Natural Gas Pipeline, Wayrapata Camp, 2445 masl, 12 50' 10" S, 73 29' 43" W, Department of Cusco, Peru), and from two localities in the Kosñipata Valley (Pillahuata, between Puente Kosñipata and road, 2430 masl, 13 09' 52" S, 71 35' 46" W, and Esperanza, Kosñipata Valley, 2600–2800 masl, 13 10' 56" S, 71 36' 14" W), Department of Cusco, Peru. Both localities are separated by an airline distance of ca 200 km (Padial et al., 2007).

Habitat and Ecology

This species inhabits cloud forests, where individuals have been found on the ground. A gravid female was found during the dry season, suggesting that the species may reproduce throughout the year (I. De la Riva, pers. comm. 2008).


No population status information is currently available for this species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

No major threats are currently known for this species.

Conservation Actions

The species occurs within the boundaries of Manu Biosphere Reserve. It may also occur in other neighbouring protected areas (I. De la Riva, pers. comm. 2008).

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)

Taxonomic Notes

It is distinguished from other similar species by a combination of morphological characters (Padial et al., 2007).


Ignacio De la Riva 2008. Oreobates lehri. In: IUCN 2014


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