This species can be found in the Andes of southern Peru and northern Bolivia. It is known from Cosñipata (Departamento Cusco) Peru, south to central Bolivia (Cochabamba Department). Its altitudinal range is from 200-1,800m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
This species is from primary and secondary tropical moist forest. Specimens may be found perched on low (< 50 cm) herbaceous vegetation and fern in cloud forest at night. This species breeds by direct development and is not present in modified habitats.
It is a common species.
There is little information about threats to this species. It is possibly locally threatened by deforestation for agriculture.
In Peru occurs in the Manu and Bahuaja-Sonene National Parks. It is present in several protected areas in Bolivia.
There are some lowland populations in Peru and Bolivia of uncertain taxonomic status, and these have not been included in this assessment.
Lily Rodríguez, Jorge Luis Martinez, Jörn Köhler, Wilfredo Arizabal, Steffen Reichle 2004. Pristimantis danae. In: IUCN 2014