Pristimantis bogotensis
family: Strabomantidae
subfamily: Pristimantinae

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  hear call (9956.8K WAV file)

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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: Colombia


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species occurs in Chingaza, Sumapaz, and Altiplano Cundiboyacense, Cundinamarca and Boyacá Departments, Colombia, 2,500-3,600m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs in cloud forests, páramo, and open areas. It also occurs in pastures as long as there are shrubs, and adapts well to disturbance. Reproduction is by direct development.


It is abundant and was collected in 2003.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no major threats.

Conservation Actions

Occurs in PNNs Chingaza and Sumapaz.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Listed as Least Concern because, although its Extent of Occurrence is less than 5,000 km2, it is common, adaptable, and does not appear to be in decline.


Fernando Castro, Maria Isabel Herrera, Adolfo Amézquita 2004. Pristimantis bogotensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56469A11482092.


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