Pristimantis phragmipleuron
family: Strabomantidae
subfamily: Pristimantinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Critically Endangered (CR)
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 only from the type locality: Pan de AzĂșcar, in Antioquia department, Colombia, at 1,800m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is usually found on vegetation in cloud forests, and is thought to be restricted to forest habitat. It breeds via direct development.


It is a rare species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The habitat at the type locality has been badly destroyed as a result of human settlement and the collection of firewood.

Conservation Actions

There are no protected areas within the range of the species, such that the remaining habitat is in urgent need of protection, particularly considering this species' low tolerance of habitat disturbance.

Red List Status

Critically Endangered (CR)


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


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