Pristimantis obmutescens
family: Strabomantidae
subfamily: Pristimantinae
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 between the departments of Cauca and Huila, on the central Cordillera, in Colombia, from 3,200-3,500m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is usually found in bushy and herbaceous vegetation in páramo (not forest). It is active mostly at night, although it calls during the day, from shelters. It is a species that breeds by direct development. It has not been recorded from anthropogenic habitats.


It is a common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no major threats to this species at present. Although there might be some localized threats, its habitat is largely isolated from threat due to its high elevation.

Conservation Actions

Some populations of this species occur in protected areas, including National Natural Park Purace and National Natural Park Huila.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Fernando Castro, Maria Isabel Herrera, John Lynch 2004. Pristimantis obmutescens. In: IUCN 2014


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