This species is known only from the type locality in the Serrania de Perijá, Casa de Cristal, Municipio de Manaure, César Department, Colombia. Animals were collected at 2,800m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It was found below rocks, and is presumed to breed by direct development.
It is known only from the type series.
The threats to this species are not known, although it is likely to be impacted by forest loss arising due to smallholder farming and small-scale susbsistence wood extraction.
It is not known if this species occurs in any protected areas.
John Lynch 2004. Pristimantis reclusas. In: IUCN 2014