This species is known only from the summit of Cerro Sarisariñama, from 1,000-1,400m asl, in the state of Bolívar, in Venezuela. The limits of its distribution are not known.
Habitat and Ecology
Like other members of the genus, it is probably found on rocks and vegetation along streams on top of tepuis. It carries its eggs and juveniles on its back and breeds by direct development
There is no information on the population status of this species, which is only known from the type series.
There are no known threats to its habitat at present.
The type locality is within Parque Nacional Jaua-Sarisariñama.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
This genus has recently been moved from the family Hylidae (Faivovich et al. 2005).
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