Pristimantis petrobardus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Craugastoridae

Scientific Name: Pristimantis petrobardus (Duellman, 1991)
Common Name(s):
English Huambos Robber Frog
Eleutherodactylus petrobardus Duellman, 1991
Eleutherodactylus vermiculatus Duellman & Lehr, 2007
Pristimantis vermiculatus (Duellman & Lehr, 2007)
Taxonomic Source(s): Frost, D.R. 2017. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA Available at:
Taxonomic Notes: Pristimantis vermiculatus is considered to be a junior synonym of Pristimantis petrobardus (W.E. Duellman, pers. comm.).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-01-01
Assessor(s): Rodriguez, L., Martinez, J.L. & Arizabal, W.
Reviewer(s): Stuart, S.N., Chanson, J.S., Cox, N.A. & Young, B.E.
Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known from the type locality "approximately 2km W [west] of Huambos (06° 27´S; 76° 57´W, elevation 2500m [asl]), Provincia de Chota (Duellman 1991), and from Río Zaña, ca. 06 51’ S, 79 06’ W, 1800 masl (Duellman and Lehr, 2007), both in the Department of Cajamarca, Peru.
Countries occurrence:
Additional data:
Lower elevation limit (metres):1800
Upper elevation limit (metres):2500
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Population [top]

Population:There is no information on the population status of this species.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:The type locality supports low, scrubby forest vegetation with scattered terrestrial bromeliads. Individuals of this species were observed in terrestrial bromeliads or calling from rock ledges at night. Presumably this species breeds by direct development.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species at the only recorded site are not known, although in general there is regional loss of habitat due to increased agricultural activity and selective wood extraction.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not known from any protected areas.

Citation: Rodriguez, L., Martinez, J.L. & Arizabal, W. 2008. Pristimantis petrobardus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T56850A11545167. . Downloaded on 21 March 2018.
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