Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Venezuela
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IUCN (Red List) status: Data Deficient (DD).
For Red List information on this species, see the IUCN species account.
From the IUCN Red List Species Account:
This species is known only from the top of Mount Roraima, in BolÝvar State in south-eastern Venezuela, at an altitude of 2,700m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
The only known specimen was captured inside mosses covering the rocks on the walls of Mount Roraima. This is a rocky environment very close to the top of the tepui.
Nothing is known about the population status of this species, which is known only from a single specimen.
Disturbance of its habitat by tourists is a major threat.
It is known from a single protected area, the type locality being located within Parque Nacional Canaima.
Enrique La Marca, Celsa Se˝aris 2004. Anomaloglossus roraima. In: IUCN 2012