Pristimantis coronatus
family: Strabomantidae
subfamily: Pristimantinae
Species Description: Lehr E, Duellman WE 2007 A diminutive new species of Pristimantis (Amphibia: Anura: Leptodactylidae) from northern Peru. Salamandra 43:165-171
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
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

Pristimantis coronatus is only known from the type locality: Campamento Nueva York, Rio Blanco, (79 22' 32.1" S, 04 54' 28.2" W, 2850 masl), District of Carmen de la Frontera, Province of Huancabamba, Department of Piura, Peru (Lehr and Duellman, 2007).

Habitat and Ecology

This species inhabits montane cloud forest and can be found amidst the leaf litter on the forest floor at night. The single specimen known for this species, a female, was found to contain ovarian eggs when it was collected, in May 2005 (Lehr and Duellman, 2005).


The species is only known from one specimen, the holotype.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Deforestation has been observed in the region where this species occurs (E. Lehr, pers. comm. 2008).

Conservation Actions

No conservation measures are known for this species.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)

Taxonomic Notes

In the Pristimantis unistrigatus group.Pristimantis coronatus is distinguished from other similar species by a combination of morphological features and colour patterns (Lehr and Duellman, 2007).


Edgar Lehr 2008. Pristimantis coronatus. In: IUCN 2014


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