Pristimantis lirellus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Craugastoridae

Scientific Name: Pristimantis lirellus (Dwyer, 1995)
Eleutherodactylus lirellus Dwyer, 1995

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Lily Rodríguez, Jorge Luis Martinez, Wilfredo Arizabal
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been desribed and there is still very little information on its extent of ocurrence and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known from three localities at altitudes of 470-1,200m asl on ridges of the eastern slopes of the Cordillera Central in San Martin Department, northern Peru. It occurs through a relatively wide altitudinal range (including lowlands) and consequently might range much more widely.
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Population [top]

Population:The population status of this species is unknown.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
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Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:At the type locality all the individuals were collected at night on low vegetation in lower montane rainforest. Reproduction in this species is by direct development.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species are not specifically known, although there is localized deforestation and loss of habitat in the area through an increase in agricultural activity, selective wood extraction and human settlement.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species is not known from any protected areas.

Citation: Lily Rodríguez, Jorge Luis Martinez, Wilfredo Arizabal. 2004. Pristimantis lirellus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56722A11523966. . Downloaded on 22 March 2018.
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