This is a recently described species that is present in the region of Panguana (at 220m asl) and Serrania de Sira (at 800-1,380m asl) in a relatively small area in the extreme eastern portion of Huanuco, central Amazonian Peru. It was recently recorded from Acre and Amazonas States Brazil, where it is found at elevations above 1,380m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It is an upland forest inhabitant. In Central Peru, the habitat is mainly covered with unexploited primary forest. The habitat type is not known for Brazil. It is presumed to breed by direct development.
Its population is unknown.
There are presumed to be no major threats. It is now a widespread species with large areas of suitable habitat remaining. There is some localized habitat loss to general human activities such as agriculture (crops, livestock etc.). In Peru, there has been a significant loss habitat through agriculture and colonization.
It is present in Reserva Comunal El Sira; this is specifically an indigenous people reserve. It is not known if this species is present in protected areas in Brazil.
Lily Rodríguez, Jorge Luis Martinez, Claude Gascon, Karl-Heinz Jungfer, Javier Icochea, Ariadne Angulo 2004. Pristimantis eurydactylus. In: IUCN 2014