This species is known from Amazonas Department in Tarapaca/Leticia and Río Pure, Colombia. 100-200m asl. It is believed to occur much more widely, and it will probably be found in neighbouring Brazil and Peru.
Habitat and Ecology
It occurs in bromeliads in lowland rainforest and is arboreal and nocturnal. It reproduces in bromeliads and tree holes.
It is an uncommon species.
It suffers some habitat loss in the southern part of the range. Most of the range is unthreatened.
It occurs in El Pure National Park.
Jose Vicente Rueda, Andrés Acosta-Galvis 2004. Osteocephalus heyeri. In: IUCN 2014