This species is known only from the region of the type locality, Amalfu (Los Auribios) in Antioquia Department, Colombia. Its altitudinal range is known rather imprecisely, being reported as 100-1,500m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
Nothing is known about this species' habitat and ecology, and no details are given in the original description, but the larvae are likely to develop in streams.
Its population status is unknown.
The major threats to this species are unknown.
Further taxonomic research is needed to determine the validity of this species.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing doubts as to its taxonomic validity, as well as an absence of information on its extent of occurrence, population status and ecological requirements.
Taran Grant, John Lynch 2004. Rheobates pseudopalmatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55136A11259116. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55136A11259116.en .Downloaded on 10 December 2018