|Scientific Name:||Pristimantis pataikos (Duellman and Pramuk, 1999)|
Eleutherodactylus pataikos Duellman and Pramuk, 1999
|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: http://research.amnh.org/herpetology/amphibia/index.html.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Data Deficient ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group|
|Contributor(s):||Almeida, D., Lehr, E., Nogales, F., Rodriguez, L., Brito, J., Martinez, J.L., Sánchez, J., Szekely, P., Betancourt, R., Sinsch, U. & Arizabal, W.|
|Facilitator/Compiler(s):||Neam, K., NatureServe, N.|
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, population status and ecological requirements.
|Previously published Red List assessments:|
|Range Description:||This species is known from the region of the type locality (near the crest of the northern part of the Cordillera Central) in the Province of Bagua, Amazonas Region, Peru, at 3,470 m asl. The record from Curintza, Zamora Chinchipe Province, Parque Nacional Podocarpus, Ecuador specified in the 2004 assessment cannot be confirmed; thus its presence in Ecuador remains uncertain (Ecuador Red List Assessment Workshop July 2016).|
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|Population:||There is no information on the population status and trends of this species. It is known from only three specimens in Peru (E. Lehr pers. comm. December 2017).|
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This is a montane forest species that is not well known. It breeds by direct development and it is not known if it can tolerate modified habitats.|
|Continuing decline in area, extent and/or quality of habitat:||Unknown|
|Movement patterns:||Not a Migrant|
|Use and Trade:||There are no records of this species being utilized.|
|Major Threat(s):||Threats to this species are unknown, but there is general deforestation as a result of an increase in livestock and other agricultural activities, and selective logging.|
In Peru it has not been recorded from any protected areas. It is listed as Vulnerable (VU) in Peru and has legal protection provided by the Categorization in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna (Decreto Supremo Nº004-2014-MINAGRI), which bans all hunting, capture, possession, transport or export of the species for commercial purposes.
More information is needed on this species' distribution, population status, natural history, and threats.
|Citation:||IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. 2018. Pristimantis pataikos. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T56833A89208329.Downloaded on 22 September 2018.|
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