Pristimantis samaipatae 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Craugastoridae

Scientific Name: Pristimantis samaipatae
Species Authority: (Köhler and Jungfer, 1995)
Eleutherodactylus samaipatae Köhler and Jungfer, 1995

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Claudia Cortez, Steffen Reichle, Ignacio De la Riva, Jörn Köhler
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Listed as Least Concern since, although its Extent of Occurrence is probably less than 20,000 km2, it is common and adaptable with a presumed large population, and it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known from the eastern slope of the Andes, in the western region of the department of Santa Cruz, Bolivia, between 400-1,850m asl.
Countries occurrence:
Bolivia, Plurinational States of
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Population [top]

Population: It is an abundant species at the type locality, and also common elsewhere.
Current Population Trend: Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It has been reported from Interandean Valleys and semi-humid montane forest. It is a terrestrial and arboreal species, and can be found calling on bushes 0.6-2.0 metres above the ground, near small streams in forest and open areas, as well as disturbed areas. It breeds by direct development.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no known threats to this species at present.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It has not been recorded from any protected areas.

Citation: Claudia Cortez, Steffen Reichle, Ignacio De la Riva, Jörn Köhler. 2004. Pristimantis samaipatae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56943A11558040. . Downloaded on 26 November 2015.
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