This species is confined to eastern Brazil in the State of Bahia, from Prado north to Santa Teresinha. Records from Perambuco and Alagoas require confirmation. It occurs up to 800m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It lives in the leaf-litter on the floor of primary and secondary forest, and forest edge. It does not occur in more open areas. It breeds by direct development.
It is a very abundant species.
The major threats are probably related to habitat loss due to agriculture, wood plantations, livestock grazing, logging and human settlement.
It occurs in several protected areas.
Oswaldo Luiz Peixoto, Bruno Pimenta 2004. Pristimantis vinhai. In: IUCN 2014