Pristimantis turumiquirensis
family: Strabomantidae
subfamily: Pristimantinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Endangered (EN)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Venezuela


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from La Trinidad, Monte Turimiquire, in a cave at about 1,830m asl, in the eastern portion of the Venezuelan coastal mountain range between Sucre and Monagas States.

Habitat and Ecology

It has been found in a cave in cloud forest. Breeding is by direct development.


It is believed to be a rare species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The major threat is habitat loss due to agriculture, involving both crops and livestock.

Conservation Actions

The range of this species falls within the Macizo Montanoso del Turimiquire Protective Zone, but there is a need for improved management of this area for biodiversity conservation.

Red List Status

Endangered (EN)


Jesús Manzanilla, Celsa Señaris, Enrique La Marca 2004. Pristimantis turumiquirensis. In: IUCN 2014


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