This species is known from the oriental slope of the Central Cordillera, between Caldas and Antioquia Departments, in Colombia, from 1,800-2,200m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It is a common species in the forest, along roadsides and in adjacent areas. It is active at night on low vegetation. It is an adaptable species that is also found in places such as pastureland, and degraded former forest and it breeds by direct development.
It is a common species.
There are no threats to this adaptable species.
The range of the species is not in any protected areas, although protection of the species' habitat is not urgent at present as it is an adaptable species. More research into the species' Extent of Occurrence is needed.
Red List Status
Least Concern (LC)
Listed as Least Concern because, although its Extent of Occurrence is less than 5,000km2, it is common, very adaptable, and does not appear to be in decline.
Fernando Castro, Maria Isabel Herrera, John Lynch 2004. Pristimantis factiosus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56596A11492121. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T56596A11492121.en .Downloaded on 13 November 2018