Brief Summary

    Pristimantis fenestratus: Brief Summary
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    Pristimantis fenestratus is a species of frog in the family Craugastoridae. It is found in the Amazon Basin of eastern Peru, northeastern Bolivia, southeastern Ecuador, southeastern Colombia, and Brazil. Its common name is Rio Mamore robber frog, after Mamoré River, its type locality. Its natural habitats are tropical humid montane and lowland forests; it can also occur in secondary forest and forest edges. It is very common in parts of its range.

Comprehensive Description


    Distribution and Habitat
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    Occurs throughout the Reserva Florestal Adolpho Ducke in Brazil, and is frequently found on fallen leaves and leaves of shrubs.


    Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
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    The species is terrestrial. Juveniles are diurnal, and adults are nocturnal. It feeds mainly on collembolans, homopterans, spiders, beetles and crickets. Reproduction occurs from November to May. Males are territorial and usually call from leaf litter, branches or shrubs, 10-60 cm above the ground. Clutches contain 10-20 eggs deposited in the soil under fallen leaves. Development to metamorphosis occurs in the eggs.