Pristimantis aaptus

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Pristimantis aaptus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Craugastoridae
Genus: Pristimantis
Species: P. aaptus
Binomial name
Pristimantis aaptus
(Lynch & Lescure, 1980)[2]

Eleutherodactylus aaptus Lynch & Lescure, 1980

Pristimantis aaptus is a frog species endemic to the Amazon Basin in Peru (Loreto Region) and Colombia (Amazonas Department).[3] This species is rated "Least Concern" by the IUCN: although it is an uncommon species, there are large areas of suitable habitat, and threats to it are at local scales only.[1]


This frog is found in tropical rainforest, often near streams, at an elevation of up to 200 m.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Rodríguez, L.; Martinez, J.L.; Castro, F.; Rueda, J.V. & Monteza, J.I. (2004). "Pristimantis aaptus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 5 October 2014. 
  2. ^ Lynch & Lescure, 1980 : A collection of eleutherodactyline frogs from northeastern Amazonian Peru with the description of two new species (Amphibia, Salientia, Leptodactylidae). Bulletin du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle Paris, Section A, Zoologie, Biologie et Ecologie Animales, vol. 2, n. 1, p. 303-316.
  3. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Pristimantis aaptus (Lynch and Lescure, 1980)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 5 October 2014.