This species is known from southern portions of the central Andes of Colombia (in Cauca, Caldas, Huila, Quindio Tolima and Valle del Cauca departments), from 2,400-3,000m asl, in high cloud forests, and also from Cerro Munchique (at 2,520m asl) in the western Andes of Colombia.
Habitat and Ecology
During the day they occur on the ground and inside arboreal bromeliads. At night they are active on vegetation up to 2.5m above the ground. They inhabit open areas, beside and inside the forest. They also occur in virtually any other habitat including pastureland, croplands, heavily degraded forest etc. It breeds by direct development.
It is a very common species.
There are no threats to this very adaptable species.
The range of the species includes several protected areas.
Fernando Castro, Maria Isabel Herrera, John Lynch 2004. Pristimantis boulengeri. In: IUCN 2014