Pristimantis hybotragus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Craugastoridae

Scientific Name: Pristimantis hybotragus (Lynch, 1992)
Common Name(s):
English Agua Bonita Robber Frog
Eleutherodactylus hybotragus Lynch, 1992
Taxonomic Source(s): Frost, D.R. 2016. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0 (31 March 2016). New York, USA. Available at:

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Fernando Castro, Maria Isabel Herrera, John Lynch
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Listed as Vulnerable because its Extent of Occurrence is less than 20,000 km2, it is known from fewer than ten locations, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its habitat in the Pacific lowlands of Colombia.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known from Valle del Cauca department in the Pacific lowlands of Colombia, from 10-920m asl. It probably occurs more widely than records suggest.
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Population [top]

Population:It is an uncommon species.
Current Population Trend:Decreasing
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Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:An arboreal species found on middle and low strata on sloping terrain, inside or alongside small streams wherever there is suitable forest cover. It breeds by direct development.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Although this species occurs in an area of low human population density, its habitat remains at risk from logging.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The range includes Parque Nacional Natural Farallones de Cali.

Citation: Fernando Castro, Maria Isabel Herrera, John Lynch. 2004. Pristimantis hybotragus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56657A11514687. . Downloaded on 23 November 2017.
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