Pristimantis seorsus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Craugastoridae

Scientific Name: Pristimantis seorsus Lehr, 2007
Taxonomic Source(s): Frost, D.R. 2017. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA Available at:
Taxonomic Notes: Pristimantis seorsus can be distinguished from other similar species by a combination of morphological features and different colour patterns (Lehr 2007).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2018
Date Assessed: 2017-12-08
Assessor(s): IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group
Reviewer(s): Neam, K.
Contributor(s): Lehr, E.
Facilitator/Compiler(s): Neam, K.
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, population status and ecological requirements.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is only known from the type locality: Cordillera de Vilcabamba, CI/RAP Expedition Camp One, at 3,350 m asl, Province of Satipo, Junín Region, Peru (Lehr 2007).
Countries occurrence:
Additional data:
Lower elevation limit (metres):3350
Upper elevation limit (metres):3350
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Population [top]

Population:The species is only known from the type series, comprised of four specimens. There have been no further surveys to look for the species (E. Lehr pers. comm. December 2017).
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Vegetation at the type locality consists of pajonales, mixed-species forest, and Polylepis forest. Nothing is known about this species' ecology, however reproduction is presumed to occur by direct development, as with other congeners.
Movement patterns:Not a Migrant

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: There are no records of this species being utilized.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No major threats are known for this species, as it is only known from a nationally protected area.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Conservation Actions
The species is found within Parque Nacional Otishi, which is difficult to access (E. Lehr pers. comm. 2008, 2017).

Research Needed
Further surveys are needed to determine whether this species occurs more widely. More information is needed on this species' population status, and ecology.

Citation: IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. 2018. Pristimantis seorsus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T136060A89219826. . Downloaded on 15 October 2018.
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