This species occurs in Santuario de Fauna y Flora Guanentá Alto Río Fonce, Río Cañaverales, and along Río Luisito, Santander Department, Colombia, from 1,700-2,000m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It occurs on vegetation next to running streams in cloud forest. The eggs are laid on the vegetation, and the larvae develop in the streams.
It was known to be common at least until 1987. Since then, no survey work has been conducted for this species.
There is no information on threats to this species.
One of the places in which it occurs (Santuario de Fauna y Flora Guanentá Alto Río Fonce) is a protected area.
María Cristina Ardila-Robayo, Jose Vicente Rueda 2004. Centrolene acanthidiocephalum. In: IUCN 2013