Prisitmantis adiastolus is only known from the type locality, 1.5 km NW of Cacazú, 10 38' S, 75 07' W, 1200 masl, Department of Pasco, Peru (Duellman and Hedges, 2007). This species may occur mode widely (W.E. Duellman, pers. comm.).
Habitat and Ecology
The species is found in montane forests of the Cordillera Yanachaga, in central Peru. The holotype was found perching on a leaf at ca 1.5 m above the ground in riparian forest at night. Other species of anurans at the type locality or in the near surroundings include Leptodactylus andreae, L. griseigularis, Hypsiboas cinerascens (=Hypsiboas granosus), Rhinella poeppigii and Pristimantis albertus (Duellman and Hedges, 2007).
The species is only known from one specimen, the holotype.
No major threats are currently known for this species.
This species occurs in the vicinity of Yanachaga-Chemillén National Park.
The identity and relations of Pristimantis adiastolus are assessed through DNA analyses (Duellman and Hedges, 2007). Recently placed in the family Strabomantidae by Hedges et al. (2008).
William E. Duellman 2008. Pristimantis adiastolus. In: IUCN 2014