Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Craugastoridae

Scientific Name: Yunganastes ashkapara
Species Authority: (Köhler, 2000)
Eleutherodactylus ashkapara Köhler, 2000
Pristimantis ashkapara (Köhler, 2000)
Taxonomic Source(s): Frost, D.R. 2013. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 5.6 (9 January 2013). Electronic Database. American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. Available at:

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Claudia Cortez, Steffen Reichle, Ignacio De la Riva, Jörn Köhler
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Listed as Vulnerable because it is known from only a single location.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known from the type locality: the province of Chapare, in the department of Cochabamba, Bolivia, at 2,100m asl, and from a very nearby locality at 1,700m asl.
Countries occurrence:
Bolivia, Plurinational States of
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Population [top]

Population: It is a common species at the type locality.
Current Population Trend: Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This is an arboreal species that inhabits moist montane forest. It appears to be dependent on the presence of epiphytes. There is no information known about breeding habits, but it probably breeds by direct development, like other species of the genus.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Logging might be a threat in the future, but at present there are no major threats, and the population is stable.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The type locality is within Parque Nacional Carrasco. This species requires close population monitoring given that it has a very restricted range.

Citation: Claudia Cortez, Steffen Reichle, Ignacio De la Riva, Jörn Köhler. 2004. Yunganastes ashkapara. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56433A11477563. . Downloaded on 04 October 2015.
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