Pristimantis marahuaka

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Pristimantis marahuaka
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Craugastoridae
Genus: Pristimantis
Species: P. marahuaka
Binomial name
Pristimantis marahuaka
(Fuentes & Barrio-Amorós, 2004)

Eleutherodactylus marahuaka Fuentes & Barrio-Amorós, 2004

Pristimantis marahuaka is a species of frog in the family Craugastoridae. It is endemic to the summit of Cerro Marahuaca, a tepui in central Amazonas state, Venezuela.[2] Its natural habitat is tepui shrubland at around 2,450 m (8,040 ft) asl where it is common in the mossy bases of Heliamphora plants.[1]

There are no direct threats to this species, but given its small range (<20 km²), it is considered "Vulnerable" by the International Union for Conservation of Nature.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Barrio-Amorós, C.L. & Fuentes-Ramos, O. (2006). "Pristimantis marahuaka". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 October 2014. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Pristimantis marahuaka (Fuentes-Ramos and Barrio-Amorós, 2004)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 26 October 2014.