This species is known from the eastern slope of the Andes, from the Chapare Province, in the department of Cochabamba, to southern Florida Province, in the department of Santa Cruz, Bolivia. It has been recorded from 2,000-2,500m asl. It might occur more widely but this requires confirmation.
Habitat and Ecology
It is a terrestrial species that is both nocturnal and diurnal. It inhabits the Yungas forest (Köhler 2000), and breeds by direct development.
It is a common species.
Habitat destruction and degradation caused primarily by agriculture is a major threat.
It is likely to be protected by Carrasco and Amboro National Parks.
Claudia Cortez, Steffen Reichle, Ignacio De la Riva, Jörn Köhler 2004. Yunganastes pluvicanorus. In: IUCN 2014