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Colostethus pratti

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA DENDROBATIDAE

Scientific Name: Colostethus pratti
Species Authority: (Boulenger, 1899)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Frank Solís, Roberto Ibáñez, César Jaramillo, Querube Fuenmayor, Martha Patricia Ramírez Pinilla, Mariela Osorno-Muñoz, Jose Vicente Rueda, Adolfo Amézquita, María Cristina Ardila-Robayo
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Justification:
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known from the western cordilleras and western Atlantic lowlands of Panama adjacent to south-eastern Costa Rica, and central Panama and the eastern lowlands and cordilleras. It is also present on Isla Colón. In Colombia, it is known from north of the Central and Western Cordillera in the departments of Choco and Antioquia. It has been recorded from 110-1,160m asl.
Countries:
Native:
Colombia; Panama
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Population [top]

Population: This is a common species.
Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is found on the forest floor and along rocky sections of forest streams in humid lowland and montane forest. The eggs are deposited in leaf-litter, and the adults carry the tadpoles to streams where they develop further.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Agriculture (crops, plantations and livestock), as well as logging, agricultural pollution and the fumigation of crops are major threats to the species’ habitat.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The range of the species in Colombia includes Parque Nacional Natural Los Katios, and in Panama it is known from a number of protected areas.

Citation: Frank Solís, Roberto Ibáñez, César Jaramillo, Querube Fuenmayor, Martha Patricia Ramírez Pinilla, Mariela Osorno-Muñoz, Jose Vicente Rueda, Adolfo Amézquita, María Cristina Ardila-Robayo 2004. Colostethus pratti. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 July 2014.
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