This species is confined to eastern Brazil in the State of Bahia, from Prado north to Santa Teresinha. Records from Perambuco and Alagoas require confirmation. It occurs up to 800m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It lives in the leaf-litter on the floor of primary and secondary forest, and forest edge. It does not occur in more open areas. It breeds by direct development.
It is a very abundant species.
The major threats are probably related to habitat loss due to agriculture, wood plantations, livestock grazing, logging and human settlement.
It occurs in several protected areas.
Red List Status
Least Concern (LC)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a degree of habitat modification, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
Oswaldo Luiz Peixoto, Bruno Pimenta 2004. Pristimantis vinhai. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57045A11573904. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57045A11573904.en .Downloaded on 13 December 2018