This species is known from the state of Amapá in northern Brazil, southern French Guiana and eastern Suriname. It has been recorded from 30-310m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It seems to prefer dry forest floor with some sunlight (Hoogmoed, Lynch, and Lescure, 1977). It is presumed to breed by direct development, but the egg deposition site is not known. Its ability to adapt to modified habitats is not known.
It is an uncommon species.
Fire is a threat to the species' habitat.
There are several protected areas within the range of this species.
Philippe Gaucher, Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues 2004. Pristimantis gutturalis. In: IUCN 2014