Pristimantis brevifrons
family: Strabomantidae
subfamily: Pristimantinae

© 2010 Division of Herpetology, University of Kansas (1 of 1)
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 is known from the Cordillera Occidental of Colombia from the states of Antioquia, Cauca, Risaralda, Quindio and Valle del Cauca. It has been recorded from 1,140-3,200m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs inside forest, sub-páramo shrubland and páramo grassland, and during the day individuals are found inside bromeliads. It is found alongside mountain streams. It breeds by direct development and is also known from anthropogenic habitats such as pastureland.


It is a common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Agriculture, both crops and livestock, as well as the fumigation of crops is a major threat to the species’ habitat.

Conservation Actions

Its range includes Parque Nacional Natural Farallones de Cali and Parque Nacional Natural Tatama.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Martha Patricia Ramírez Pinilla, Mariela Osorno-Muñoz, Jose Vicente Rueda, Adolfo Amézquita, María Cristina Ardila-Robayo 2004. Pristimantis brevifrons. In: IUCN 2014


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