|Scientific Name:||Oreobates pereger|
|Species Authority:||(Lynch, 1975)|
Phrynopus pereger Lynch, 1975
|Taxonomic Source(s):||Frost, D.R. 2015. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. New York, USA. Available at: http://research.amnh.org/herpetology/amphibia/index.html.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Critically Endangered B1ab(iii) ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Javier Icochea, Edgar Lehr, César Aguilar Puntriano|
|Reviewer(s):||Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)|
Listed as Critically Endangered because its Extent of Occurrence is less than 100 km2, its distribution is severely fragmented, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its habitat.
|Range Description:||This species is known only from the vicinity of the type locality in the eastern Andes west of the Apurimac River, and from Cordillera Vilcabamba, Departamento Ayacucho, Peru, between 2,460 and 2,650m asl. It is believed to be a genuinely restricted-range species.|
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|Population:||There is no information on the population status of this species.|
|Current Population Trend:||Decreasing|
|Habitat and Ecology:||It is a terrestrial species, inhabiting montane cloud forest, but it is not known whether or not it occurs in degraded areas. It is presumed to breed by direct development.|
|Major Threat(s):||The major threat is habitat loss due to agricultural expansion, subsistence wood collecting, and human settlement.|
|Conservation Actions:||It is not known to occur in any protected areas, making habitat protection and maintenance a priority. The species is, in general, quite poorly known, and further research is needed into its biology and population status.|
IUCN. 2004. 2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded on 23 November 2004.
Lynch, J.D. 1975. A review of the Andean Leptodactylid frog genus Phrynopus. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Natural History of the University of Kansas: 1-51.
Rodríguez, L.O., Cordova, J.H. and Icochea, J. 1993. Lista preliminar de los anfibios del Peru. Publicaciones del Museo de Historia Natural U.N.M.S.M. 45: 1-22.
|Citation:||Javier Icochea, Edgar Lehr, César Aguilar Puntriano. 2004. Oreobates pereger. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57223A11604218.Downloaded on 01 July 2016.|
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