Pristimantis danae
family: Strabomantidae
subfamily: Pristimantinae

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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: Bolivia, Peru


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species can be found in the Andes of southern Peru and northern Bolivia. It is known from Cosñipata (Departamento Cusco) Peru, south to central Bolivia (Cochabamba Department). Its altitudinal range is from 200-1,800m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This species is from primary and secondary tropical moist forest. Specimens may be found perched on low (< 50 cm) herbaceous vegetation and fern in cloud forest at night. This species breeds by direct development and is not present in modified habitats.


It is a common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There is little information about threats to this species. It is possibly locally threatened by deforestation for agriculture.

Conservation Actions

In Peru occurs in the Manu and Bahuaja-Sonene National Parks. It is present in several protected areas in Bolivia.

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.

Taxonomic Notes

There are some lowland populations in Peru and Bolivia of uncertain taxonomic status, and these have not been included in this assessment.


Lily Rodríguez, Jorge Luis Martinez, Jörn Köhler, Wilfredo Arizabal, Steffen Reichle 2004. Pristimantis danae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56548A11495586. .Downloaded on 19 January 2019


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