This species is known from 2,600-2,900m asl near Oxapampa and Cillapata on the western slopes of the Cordillera Yanachaga in Oxapampa Province, Pasco Department, central Peru.
Habitat and Ecology
It occurs in cloud forest, where individuals were found perched on leaves at around 0.3m above the ground along a trail. This species is presumed to breed by direct development.
No information is currently available regarding its population status.
No information is currently available.
It is known from Parque Nacional de Yanachaga-Chemillén.
This species might be synonymous with Pristimantis lirellus (Lehr pers. comm.).
Simon Stuart 2006. Pristimantis rhabdocnemus. In: IUCN 2014