This species is known only from the type locality, stated to be "Murisipan-Tepui (05 53N, 62 04W)", in the state of Bolívar, Venezuela, at 2,350m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
The single specimen was collected under a rock in tropical montane forest. Breeding habits are unknown, although the larvae probably develop in streams.
It is known from only one specimen.
There are no current major threats, but fires, caused by lightning, are a potential threat.
Its range does not include any protected areas. There is a need for further survey work to determine the current population status of this species, and to monitor its status, given that it is known only from one site.
Red List Status
Listed as Vulnerable because it is known from only a single location.
Enrique La Marca, Celsa Señaris 2004. Anomaloglossus murisipanensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55117A11253488. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55117A11253488.en .Downloaded on 19 November 2018