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Pristimantis susaguae
family: Strabomantidae
subfamily: Pristimantinae
 
Species Description: Rueda-Almonacid, Lynch, and Galvis, 2003, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 27: 462.

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
CITES
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 recently described species is known from the western slopes of the Cordillera Oriental in Cundinamarca Department, and in the Reserve Forest of Zipaquirá and Cogua, Colombia. It has an altitudinal range of 2,530-2,900m asl, and it might occur more widely than is currently known.

Habitat and Ecology

This species is present in remnant patches of cloud and riparian forest, but not in areas modified for agriculture. It presumably breeds by direct development.

Population

The population status of this species is unknown.

Population Trend

decreasing

Major Threats

The clearance of suitable forest areas for agricultural use is the main threat to this species.

Conservation Actions

It is present in the Reserve Forest of Zipaquirá and Cogua. Parque Nacional Natural Chingaza

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)

Rationale

Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little known about its extent of occurrence, area of occupancy, status and ecological requirements.

Citation

Jose Vicente Rueda 2004. Pristimantis susaguae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56987A11551894. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T56987A11551894.en .Downloaded on 14 November 2018

 

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