This species is known from the department of Santander, Colombia, where it has been recorded from 1,750-2,400m asl. Its distribution is very poorly known.
Habitat and Ecology
It inhabits cloud forest, and breeds by direct development.
It is a rare species.
Its habitat is under high pressure due to the cultivation of crops and the rearing of cattle.
Its range includes the Santuario de Fauna y Flora Guanentá Alto Río Fonce, and the Estación Demonstrativo El Rasgon.
Martha Patricia Ramírez Pinilla, Mariela Osorno-Muñoz, Adolfo Amézquita, María Cristina Ardila-Robayo 2004. Pristimantis lutitus. In: IUCN 2014