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 Notes: A member of the Pristimantis orestes group according to the original publication. 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: 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 seorsus is only known from the type locality: Cordillera de Vilcabamba, CI/RAP Expedition Camp One
(11 39' 36" S, 73 40' 22" W, 3350 masl), Province of Satipo, Department of Junín, 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.
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 (Lehr, 2007).

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species is found within the protected area of the Cordillera de Vilcabamba, which is difficult to access (E. Lehr, pers. comm. 2008).

Citation: Edgar Lehr. 2008. Pristimantis seorsus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T136060A4225081. . Downloaded on 20 April 2018.
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