Pristimantis bellona
family: Strabomantidae
subfamily: Pristimantinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Endangered (EN)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Colombia


View distribution map using BerkeleyMapper.


From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from the type locality (Murri) and from Parque Nacional Natural Las Orquideas, both in the municipality of Frontino, in Antioquia Department, on the western flank of the Cordillera Occidental, in Colombia, from 1,100-2,000m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is usually found on low vegetation and in leaf-litter, inside cloud forests and very humid forest; it has not been recorded outside forest habitat. It breeds by direct development.


It is more common at Murri than at Parque Nacional Natural Las Orquideas.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Outside the national park, there is increasing pressure on the remaining habitat from agricultural development, including the planting of illegal crops.

Conservation Actions

Although this species occurs in Parque Nacional Natural Las Orquideas, the type locality remains unprotected. Further research is needed to determine whether this species occurs outside the two known localities.

Red List Status

Endangered (EN)


Fernando Castro, Maria Isabel Herrera, John Lynch 2004. Pristimantis bellona. In: IUCN 2014


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