Oreobates madidi
family: Strabomantidae
subfamily: Pristimantinae
Species Description: Padial JM, Gonzales L, De La Riva I 2005 A new species of the Eleutherodactylus discoidalis group (Anura: Leptodactylidae) from Andean humid montane forests of Bolivia. Herpetologica 61:318-325.

© 2009 José M. Padial (1 of 2)

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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: Bolivia



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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from two localities separated by 150km, at 900-1,500 m altitude on the Andean slopes of La Paz Departament in northern Bolivia. It probably occurs in most montane forests of La Paz Department.

Habitat and Ecology

This species occurs in humid montane forests. It is a terrestrial species that calls around dusk from natural cavities in the ground. It is thus difficult to find. The species is presumed to breed by direct development.


There is no information available on the abundance of this species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no significant threats known to this species.

Conservation Actions

The known range of this species is encompassed by the Parque Nacional Madidi and Pilón-Lajas Biosphere Reserve.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Listed as Least Concern since it is presumed to have a wide range and correspondingly large population, although it is hard to detect, and is not believed to be declining.

Taxonomic Notes

Differences in acoustic parameters support the specific status of Oreobates madidi (Padial et al., 2008).


Ignacio De La Riva, Jose Padial 2010. Oreobates madidi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T61811A12560796. .Downloaded on 23 February 2019


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