This species is known from the north-east slope of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, in Colombia, from 1,500-2,600m asl. It might occur more widely on the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, but this requires confirmation.
Habitat and Ecology
It is an arboreal inhabitant of forested areas, and breeds by direct development.
It is rare.
Habitat destruction and degradation caused primarily by agricultural development is a major threat to this species.
Its range includes Parque Nacional Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, a natural reserve area.
Martha Patricia Ramírez Pinilla, Mariela Osorno-Muñoz, Jose Vicente Rueda, Adolfo Amézquita, María Cristina Ardila-Robayo 2004. Pristimantis delicatus. In: IUCN 2014