This species is known only from lowland forest in Colonia (a rural settlement), Loreto, in northern Peru. It might range more widely and is present below 20m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
This area is a flooding forest with close canopy and wide leaves. It is a species that breeds by direct development. It is not known if the species can occur in degraded habitat.
The population is unknown. Ten individuals were used to describe this species.
This is largely unknown species. In the vicinity there is a general loss of habitat through agriculture, harvesting of wood, colonisation and oil exploration.
This area has been proposed as Priority by Conservation of Biodiversity (Rodriguez, 1996).
Red List Status
Least Concern (LC)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its likely wide distribution, occurrence in an area where its habitats are not significantly threatened, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
Lily Rodríguez, Jorge Luis Martinez, Javier Icochea, Ariadne Angulo 2004. Pristimantis lythrodes. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56737A11528205. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T56737A11528205.en .Downloaded on 14 November 2018