Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Brazil, 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 type locality, a small valley at the north base of Pico Tamacuari, from 1,160-1,200m asl, in the Sierra Tapirapecó, Amazonas State, Venezuela (at 1° 13'N; 64° 42'W).
Habitat and Ecology
It is a diurnal frog found in rocky forest streams, where the larvae presumably develop. Its calls have been heard coming from beneath large boulders.
The population status of this species is not known.
Flash flooding is a potential threat to this species, and has been known to occur at the type locality.
The area where this frog is found is protected within Parque Nacional Parima-Tapirapecó.
This species is similar to Anomaloglossus shrevei, differing in the shape of the median lingual process, and in the shape of the inner tarsal fold.
Enrique La Marca, Celsa Señaris 2004. Anomaloglossus tamacuarensis. In: IUCN 2012