This species occurs in cloud forest in the municipalities of Pensilvania and Samaná, in the department of Caldas, and also in the department of Antioquia, on the eastern flank of the Cordillera Central, in Colombia, from 1,800-2,650m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It is an arboreal, nocturnal species that inhabits areas covered by dense primary forest or minimally disturbed forest, and is quite sensitive to disturbance of its habitat. It breeds by direct development.
The current population status of this species is unknown.
The main threat is habitat loss caused by deforestation for agricultural development (including the cultivation of illegal crops).
The species' distribution overlaps with Florencia Forest, an area that is in the process of being declared a natural reserve.
Fernando Castro, Maria Isabel Herrera 2004. Pristimantis lemur. In: IUCN 2014