Pristimantis caeruleonotus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Craugastoridae

Scientific Name: Pristimantis caeruleonotus Lehr, Aguilar, Siu-Ting and Jordán, 2007
Taxonomic Source(s): Frost, D.R. 2017. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0 (10 March 2017). American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA Available at:
Taxonomic Notes: Pristimantis caeruleonotus is distinguished from other similar species by a combination of morphological features and colour patterns (Lehr et al., 2007).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-01-01
Assessor(s): Edgar Lehr
Reviewer(s): Ariadne Angulo and Simon Stuart
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.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Pristimantis caeruleonotus is known from ‘‘Nueva York’’ hill and ‘‘Quebrada Parramata’’, Rıo Blanco Basin, District of Carmen de la Frontera, Province of Huancabamba, Department of Piura, Peru. It is known from elevations comprised between 2500 and 2900 masl (Lehr et al., 2007). Its distribution may extend into Ecuador (E. Lehr, pers. comm. 2008).
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Additional data:
Lower elevation limit (metres):2500
Upper elevation limit (metres):2900
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Population [top]

Population:The species appears to be locally abundant, although further fieldwork is needed to confirm this (E. Lehr, pers. comm. 2008).
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:The species inhabits cloud forest (E. Lehr, pers. comm. 2008). All individuals of this species were found at night at 2000–2240 h on vegetation 0.2–1.5 m above ground. One individual was found in a terrestrial bromeliad. Sympatric anuran species include P. aquilonaris, P. bellator and P. colodactylus (Lehr et al., 2007).

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No major threats are currently known for this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No conservation measures are known for this species.

Citation: Edgar Lehr. 2008. Pristimantis caeruleonotus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T135854A4211802. . Downloaded on 22 October 2017.
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