Pristimantis phalaroinguinis
family: Strabomantidae
subfamily: Pristimantinae
Species Description: Duellman, W.E., and Lehr, E. 2007. Frogs of the genus Eleutherodactylus (Leptodactylidae) in the Cordillera Occidental in Peru with descriptions of three new species. Scientific Papers of the Natural History Museum, The University of Kansas: 1-13.
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

This species is only known from type locality: Río Zaña, at 1,800 m asl, Cajamarca Region, Peru (Duellman and Lehr 2007).

Habitat and Ecology

The species possibly occurs in isolated patches of cloud forest (W.E. Duellman pers. comm.). Reproduction is presumably by direct development, as with other congeners.


The species is only known from the type series, comprised of six specimens.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The threats to this species are unknown.

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
It might occur in Bosques Nublado de Udima.

Research Needed
More information is needed on this species' taxonomy, distribution, population status, ecology, and threats.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its taxonomic status, extent of occurrence, population status and ecological requirements.

Taxonomic Notes

Pristimantis phalaroinguinis can be distinguished from other similar species by a combination of morphological features and colour patterns (Duellman and Lehr 2007).


IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2018. Pristimantis phalaroinguinis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T136093A89220494. .Downloaded on 21 February 2019


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