Pristimantis roseus
family: Strabomantidae
subfamily: Pristimantinae

© 2010 Division of Herpetology, University of Kansas (1 of 1)

Anfibios del Ecuador

Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Near Threatened (NT)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Colombia, Ecuador


View distribution map using BerkeleyMapper.


From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species occurs in the lowlands of western Colombia from 0-900m asl, in the departments of Valle del Cauca, Choco, Risaralda, and Antioquia, and it probably occurs a little more widely. Records from Ecuador are in error.

Habitat and Ecology

It appears to be restricted to primary and secondary forest, and is not found in open areas. It lives on fallen leaves on the ground and on very low herbaceous vegetation. It is presumed to breed by direct development, but the site of egg deposition is not known.


It is an uncommon species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The major threats are likely to be deforestation for the creation of plantations, cultivation of illegal crops, logging, and human settlement, and pollution resulting from the spraying of illegal crops.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in Parque Nacional de Las Orquídeas.

Red List Status

Near Threatened (NT)


Fernando Castro, Taran Grant, Wilmar Bolívar 2004. Pristimantis roseus. In: IUCN 2014


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