Pristimantis luteolateralis


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Pristimantis luteolateralis
Species Authority: (Lynch, 1976)
Eleutherodactylus luteolateralis Lynch, 1976

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Near Threatened ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Luis A. Coloma, Santiago Ron, Diego Almeida
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Listed as Near Threatened because, although its Extent of Occurrence is much less than 5,000 km2, it is common, adaptable, and does not appear to be in decline.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species can be found from 1,140-1,960m asl in the Río Blanco drainage in Provincia Pichincha, in the north-western Andes in Ecuador, and probably occurs more widely.
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Population [top]

Population: During the course of survey work in 2002-2003 it was found to be common in Curipollo, Nonegal.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species can be found in montane cloud forest in humid tropical and humid temperate regions, in bromeliads in the sub canopy, and also in pastures and secondary forest. Individuals have been found on low vegetation at night, or on herbaceous plants and ferns near streams (Lynch and Duellman 1997). Reproduction occurs by direct development.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Its range does not overlap any protected areas.

Citation: Luis A. Coloma, Santiago Ron, Diego Almeida 2004. Pristimantis luteolateralis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 28 March 2015.
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