Pristimantis meridionalis
family: Strabomantidae
subfamily: Pristimantinae
Species Description: Lehr E, Duellman WE 2007 Two new species of Eleutherodactylus (Anura: Leptodactylidae) from the Cordillera Occidental in Peru. Copeia 2007:140-149.
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 meridionalis is only known from the type locality: Caraz, District of Caraz, Province of Huaylas, Department of Ancash, Peru. This locality is in the northern part of the Callejón de Huaylas in the Río Santa Valley, at 2290 masl. The area is in the Mountain Steppe (Serranía de Esteparia) Ecoregion (Lehr and Duellman, 2007).

Habitat and Ecology

Nothing is known about the natural history of this species.


The species is only known from the one type specimen.

Population Trend


Major Threats

No major threats are known for this species.

Conservation Actions

No conservation measures are known for this species.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)

Taxonomic Notes

In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) conspicillatus group according to the original publication. In the genus Pristimantis following Heinicke et al. (2007). Pristimantis meridionalis can be distinguished from other similar species by a combination of morphological features and different colour patterns (see Lehr and Duellman, 2007).


Edgar Lehr 2008. Pristimantis meridionalis. In: IUCN 2014


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