This species is known only from the region of La Escalera, in Bolívar State, Venezuela, and in adjacent Guyana and southern French Guiana (M. Hoogmoed pers. comm.). It probably occurs mainly at intermediate elevations, up to around 1,600m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
This is a nocturnal arboreal species that inhabits forests. It has been collected at the Gran Sabana region on a cliff, and on leaves of herbaceous vegetation and bushes at heights of 1-1.5m above the ground. It breeds by direct development.
It is not a common species.
Threats to this species are unknown.
Its range includes Canaima National Park, and Kaiteur National Park.
Red List Status
Least Concern (LC)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
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