This species is only known from the vicinity of Oxapampa, region of Pasco, Peru, from 2,600 m asl (Duellman and Hedges 2008).
Habitat and Ecology
This species is known only from humid montane forests, where it was found deep within a mossy bank by day (Duellman and Hedges 2008). Presumably it breeds by direct development.
Chaparro, J.C., Duellman, W.E. & Angulo, A. 2009. Phrynopus tribulosus. In: IUCN 2014