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Pristimantis simonsii (Paramo Andes frog)


Wikipedia Abstract

Pristimantis simonsii is a species of frog in the Craugastoridae family. It is endemic to Peru and known from humid puna grassland in the northern part of the Cordillera Occidental in the Cajamarca Region, at elevations of 3,050–3,760 m (10,010–12,340 ft) asl.Its natural habitat is páramo or puna grassland. It is threatened by habitat loss caused by agricultural expansion.
View Wikipedia Record: Pristimantis simonsii

Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Pristimantis simonsii

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 11.77
EDGE Score: 5.32


Litters / Year [1]  1


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Cordillera Central páramo Ecuador, Peru Neotropic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands

Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE) Sites

Name  Location   Map   Climate   Land Use 
Calendin Peru

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Tropical Andes Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela Yes

Range Map


External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Oliveira, Brunno Freire; São-Pedro, Vinícius Avelar; Santos-Barrera, Georgina; Penone, Caterina; C. Costa, Gabriel. (2017) AmphiBIO, a global database for amphibian ecological traits. Sci. Data.
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
AZE sites provided by Alliance for Zero Extinction (2010). 2010 AZE Update.
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License