This species is known from La Mucuy, Monterey, Monte Zerpa and the Bosque de San Weusebio, in Mérida State, in the Venezuelan Andes, from 1,800-2,600m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It lives in bushes and on the ground in cloud forests and secondary forests. Breeding is by direct development.
It is a common species.
Its habitats are not seriously threatened at present, and much of its range is in protected areas.
Some populations are within Parque Nacional Sierra de La Culata and Parque Nacional Sierra Nevada.
Enrique La Marca, Juan Elías García-Pérez 2004. Pristimantis vanadise. In: IUCN 2014