This species is known from Valle del Cauca Department on the western flank of the Cordillera Occidental in Colombia, from 1,750-2,600m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It is usually active in the medium-high canopy inside primary and good quality secondary forest. It breeds by direct development.
It is not a rare species, but it is not common either.
The major threat to the species is habitat loss caused by deforestation for agricultural development (including the planting of illegal crops).
It occurs in Parque Nacional Natural Los Farallones de Cali.
Fernando Castro, Maria Isabel Herrera, John Lynch 2004. Pristimantis deinops. In: IUCN 2014