This species is known only from a single forest fragment, the Florencia Forest, Samaná municipality, in Caldas department, on the Cordillera Central of Colombia, from 1,900-2,400m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
A nocturnal species, usually found on low vegetation in dense, reasonably intact forest. It breeds by direct development.
It is a rare species.
The main threats to the species are habitat loss caused by logging and agricultural development (the planting of illegal crops).
As far as is known, this species occurs only in the recently gazetted Parque Nacional Natural Selva de Florencia.
Fernando Castro, Maria Isabel Herrera, John Lynch 2004. Pristimantis tribulosus. In: IUCN 2014