This species is widespread in French Guiana and Suriname. The type locality, "the New River, British Guiana" is in an area claimed by Suriname, but is actually in Guyana. A dot-map of the distribution in French Guiana is provided in Lescure and Marty (2001). It has been recorded from 50-700m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
This is an arboreal species that is found only in primary forest. Eggs of this species have been observed underneath the moss on trees, 3-5m above the ground. It has not been recorded outside primary forest.
This is a common species.
There are no real threats to this species at present.
The range of the species includes several protected areas. More research into the species' Extent of Occurrence, ecological requirements and population status is needed.
Robert Reynolds, Marinus Hoogmoed, Ross MacCulloch, Philippe Gaucher 2004. Pristimantis inguinalis. In: IUCN 2014