This species is known from Cauca department, northwards to Antioquia department, in cloud forests on the western flanks of the Western Andes, in Colombia, from 2,000-2,600m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
This species is found on vegetation in primary and secondary forest and forest edge. It is a direct developing species. It is not known from open habitats and requires dense vegetation.
It is a very common species.
There are no major threats to this species at present.
The range of the species includes several protected areas.
Fernando Castro, John Lynch 2004. Pristimantis acatallelus. In: IUCN 2014