Pristimantis acatallelus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Craugastoridae

Scientific Name: Pristimantis acatallelus (Lynch and Ruíz-Carranza, 1983)
Common Name(s):
English Cauca Robber Frog
Eleutherodactylus acatallelus Lynch and Ruíz-Carranza, 1983
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:

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Fernando Castro, John Lynch
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Listed as Least Concern since, although its Extent of Occurrence is less than 20,000km2, it is very common, tolerant of a degree of habitat disturbance, and 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 Cauca department, northwards to Antioquia department, in cloud forests on the western flanks of the Western Andes, in Colombia, from 2,000-2,600m asl.
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Population [top]

Population:It is a very common species.
Current Population Trend:Stable
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Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species is found on vegetation in primary and secondary forest and forest edge. It is a direct developing species. It is not known from open habitats and requires dense vegetation.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no major threats to this species at present.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The range of the species includes several protected areas.

Citation: Fernando Castro, John Lynch. 2004. Pristimantis acatallelus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56388A11459402. . Downloaded on 20 January 2018.
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