Diasporus tinker
family: Eleutherodactylidae
subfamily: Eleutherodactylinae

© 2017 Duvan F. Zambrano (1 of 1)

  hear Fonozoo call

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


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from southern Córdoba and western Antioquia departments, south to Choco and Valle del Cauca Departments in Colombia, up to at least 1,880 m asl (Acosta Galvis and Cuentas 2016).

Habitat and Ecology

This species is found in leaf-litter and on epiphytes and bushes in areas of good forest. They also occupy secondary forest and banana plantations. Males frequently call from the underside of leaves. It breeds by direct development.


This is a common species and the population is considered to be stable. In a survey in 2009 in the Tumbes-Choco-Magdalena forest, 27 individuals were found in mature forest, 20 individuals were found in secondary succession forest, and 5 were found in abandoned (3 years) mixed farming habitat (Cortés-Gómez et al. 2013).

Population Trend


Major Threats

The threats to this species are unknown.

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
The range of the species includes several protected areas.

Research Needed
More information is needed on this species' distribution, population status, and threats.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Listed as Least Concern in view of its relatively wide distribution, tolerance of a degree of habitat modification and presumed large population.


IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2018. Diasporus tinker. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T57008A85880233. .Downloaded on 18 January 2019


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