Strabomantis ingeri 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Craugastoridae

Scientific Name: Strabomantis ingeri (Cochran and Goin, 1961)
Common Name(s):
English Inger's Robber Frog
Eleutherodactylus ingeri (Cochran and Goin, 1961)
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, Jose Vicente Rueda
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, its distribution is severely fragmented, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its habitat on the Eastern Cordillera of the Colombian Andes.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species has a discontinuous distribution on both slopes of the Cordillera Oriental of Colombia, where it is found from 1,550-2,350m asl, in the departments of Cundinamarca (Laguna Pedro Palo), Boyacá, Santander, and Norte de Santander. It probably occurs more widely, in particular between known localities.
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Population [top]

Population:This is a rare species that was last collected in 1991, but there has been no survey work since.
Current Population Trend:Decreasing
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species is a cloud forest inhabitant, and occurs in leaf-litter and disturbed areas provided that small patches of forest remain nearby. Reproduction is by direct development.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat loss caused by logging and agricultural development (including planting of illegal crops) is the main threat.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It occurs in Santuario de Fauna y Flora Guanentá Alto Río Fonce and in the Parque Nacional Natural Tamá.

Citation: Fernando Castro, Maria Isabel Herrera, Jose Vicente Rueda. 2004. Strabomantis ingeri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56670A11515695. . Downloaded on 18 November 2017.
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