Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species is known from Cauca department, northwards to Antioquia department, in cloud forests on the western flanks of the Western Andes, in Colombia, from 2,000-2,600m asl.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
This species is found on vegetation in primary and secondary forest and forest edge. It is a direct developing species. It is not known from open habitats and requires dense vegetation.

Systems
  • Terrestrial
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
LC
Least Concern

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2004

Assessor/s
Fernando Castro, John Lynch

Reviewer/s
Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)

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Justification
Listed as Least Concern since, although its Extent of Occurrence is less than 20,000km2, it is very common, tolerant of a degree of habitat disturbance, and it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
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Population

Population
It is a very common species.

Population Trend
Stable
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Threats

Major Threats
There are no major threats to this species at present.
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Management

Conservation Actions

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

Pristimantis acatallelus

Pristimantis acatallelus (common name: Cauca robber frog) is a frog species endemic to Colombia.[3]

Habitat and distribution[edit]

Pristimantis acatallelus is found in the Andes Mountains (Cordillera Central and Occidental) at elevations of between 1000 and 2680 m.[4] It is a very common species found on vegetation in primary and secondary forests and forest edges.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Castro, F. & Lynch, J. (2004). "Pristimantis acatallelus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 29 June 2014. 
  2. ^ Lynch & Ruíz-Carranza, 1983: New frogs of the genus Eleutherodactylus from the Andes of southern Colombia. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, vol. 86, n. 1, p. 99-112.
  3. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Pristimantis acatallelus (Lynch and Ruiz-Carranza, 1983)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 29 June 2014. 
  4. ^ Acosta-Galvis, A.R. (2014). "Pristimantis acatallelus (Lynch & Ruiz, 1983)". Lista de los Anfibios de Colombia V.03.2014. www.batrachia.com. Retrieved 29 June 2014. 


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