Pristimantis nervicus
family: Strabomantidae
subfamily: Pristimantinae

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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 is known from the type locality and a discontinuous range in the departments of Boyaca, Cundinamarca and Meta in Colombia. It has been recorded from 3,100-3,870m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is an inhabitant of sub-páramo shrubland, páramo grassland, and forested areas. It is usually found on vegetation, or during the day it can be found under rocks and logs, and in active periods on low vegetation. It also occurs in secondary forest. It breeds by direct development.


It is a common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Agriculture, both crops and livestock, as well as fires are major threats to the species’ habitat.

Conservation Actions

Its range includes Parque Nacional Natural Chingaza.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


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


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