Pristimantis ixalus
family: Strabomantidae
subfamily: Pristimantinae
Species Description: Lynch,2003 Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat.,27: 450.
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: Colombia



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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is currently known only from the type locality of Finca La Antigua, vereda Palma de Oro, Betulia Municipality, Santander Department, Colombia, although it might occur more widely. It was collected between 1,300 and 1,700m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It was collected close to streams in very humid forest, and is presumed to reproduce by direct development.


It is known only from the type collection.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The threats to this species are not known, although it is likely to be impacted by forest loss due to smallholder farming and small-scale subsistence wood extraction.

Conservation Actions

It is not known if the species occurs in any protected areas.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status, threats and ecological requirements.


John Lynch 2004. Pristimantis ixalus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56678A11502959. .Downloaded on 20 February 2019


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