This species occurs in the northern half of the Cordillera Central in the departments of Tolima, Caldas, Quindia, Risaralda and southern Antioquia, in Colombia, at elevations of 1,800-2,200m asl. It might occur more widely.
Habitat and Ecology
This is a diurnal and terrestrial species, restricted to primary cloud forests with abundant fallen leaves on the ground. It breeds by direct development.
It is not a common species.
Habitat loss caused by logging and agricultural development (including the planting of illegal crops) is the major threat.
This species' distribution includes Florencia Forest, an area in the process of being declared a natural reserve, and also Ucamari Regional Park.
Fernando Castro, Maria Isabel Herrera, John Lynch 2004. Strabomantis necopinus. In: IUCN 2013