Colostethus pratti
family: Dendrobatidae
subfamily: Colostethinae

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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, Panama


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from the western cordilleras and western Atlantic lowlands of Panama adjacent to south-eastern Costa Rica, and central Panama and the eastern lowlands and cordilleras. It is also present on Isla Colón. In Colombia, it is known from north of the Central and Western Cordillera in the departments of Choco and Antioquia. It has been recorded from 110-1,160m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is found on the forest floor and along rocky sections of forest streams in humid lowland and montane forest. The eggs are deposited in leaf-litter, and the adults carry the tadpoles to streams where they develop further.


This is a common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Agriculture (crops, plantations and livestock), as well as logging, agricultural pollution and the fumigation of crops are major threats to the species’ habitat.

Conservation Actions

The range of the species in Colombia includes Parque Nacional Natural Los Katios, and in Panama it is known from a number of protected areas.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.


Frank Solís, Roberto Ibáñez, César Jaramillo, Querube Fuenmayor, Martha Patricia Ramírez Pinilla, Mariela Osorno-Muñoz, Jose Vicente Rueda, Adolfo Amézquita, María Cristina Ardila-Robayo 2004. Colostethus pratti. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55135A11259000. .Downloaded on 13 November 2018


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