This is a recently described species that is present in the region of Panguana (at 220 m asl) and Serrania de Sira (at 800-1,380 m asl) in a relatively small area in the extreme eastern portion of Huanuco, central Amazonian Peru. It was recently recorded from Acre and Amazonas States in Brazil, where it is found at elevations above 1,380 m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It is an upland forest inhabitant. In Central Peru, the habitat is mainly covered with unexploited primary forest. The habitat type is not known for Brazil. It is presumed to breed by direct development.
Its population is unknown.
There are presumed to be no major threats. It is now a widespread species with large areas of suitable habitat remaining. There is some localized habitat loss to general human activities such as agriculture (crops, livestock etc.). In Peru, there has been a significant loss habitat through agriculture and colonization.
It is present in Reserva Comunal El Sira; this is specifically an indigenous people reserve. It is not known if this species is present in protected areas in Brazil.
Red List Status
Least Concern (LC)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its likely wide distribution, occurrence in an area where its habitats are not significantly threatened, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
Rodriguez, L., Martinez, J.L., Gascon, C., Jungfer, K., Icochea M., J. & Angulo, A. 2004. Pristimantis eurydactylus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56594A86180728. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T56594A11491535.en .Downloaded on 20 November 2018