Eleutherodactylus pallidus

Subgenus: Syrrhophus
family: Eleutherodactylidae
subfamily: Eleutherodactylinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Mexico


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from the state of Nayarit on the Pacific mainland, and from two of the three Marias Islands in the Pacific Ocean, Mexico.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits shrublands and dry forest at low altitudes, and breeds by direct development.


No information on the population status of this species is known.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Disturbance and transformation of its habitat due to tourism and smallholder agricultural activity is a major threat to it.

Conservation Actions

Its range does not include any protected areas, but it is afforded some protection due to the isolation of some of its populations confined on the Marias Islands. Taxonomic revision of this species is needed. It is protected by Mexican law under the "Special Protection" category (Pr).

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing doubts as to its taxonomic validity, as well as the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.


Georgina Santos-Barrera, Oscar Flores-Villela 2004. Eleutherodactylus pallidus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56822A11539667. .Downloaded on 23 January 2019


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