This species is known only from the type locality in the Serrania de Perijá, Casa de Cristal, in the municipality of Manaure, César Department, Colombia. Animals were collected at 2,800m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It was found below rocks, but there is no further information available regarding its habitat and ecological requirements. It is presumed that this is a direct developing species.
It is known only from the type series.
The threats to this species are not known, although it is likely to be impacted by forest loss due to agricultural development and logging.
It is not known if this species occurs in any protected areas.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status, threats and ecological requirements.
John Lynch 2004. Pristimantis cuentasi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56542A11494872. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T56542A11494872.en .Downloaded on 11 December 2018