Pseudopaludicola pusilla
family: Leptodactylidae

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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, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela


View distribution map using BerkeleyMapper.


From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species occurs in the Lower and Middle Magdalena Valley in northern Colombia, in the Caribbean areas in northern Colombia and Venezuela, and in Lake Maracaibo basin in Venezuela. It occurs up to 150m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives in savannahs, dry forests, and riparian forests in open, dry environments. Its breeding is not known, though it presumably takes place in water.


It is very common in Colombia, but appears to be uncommon in Venezuela.

Population Trend


Major Threats

It is an aggressive species, not facing any known threats.

Conservation Actions

It is not known from any protected areas.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


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


Andrés Acosta-Galvis, Enrique La Marca 2004. Pseudopaludicola pusilla. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57318A11619343. .Downloaded on 19 January 2019


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