This species is known from the south summit of Mount Duida, in Amazonas State, Venezuela (03° 19'N; 65° 38'W), at 2,150m asl. It might occur more widely.
Habitat and Ecology
It inhabits high montane tepui vegetation, where it occurs in forest and shrubs adjacent to rivers, streams and peat bogs. It is suspected to breed by laying its eggs in shallow swampy areas, in which the larvae develop.
It is a common species.
There are no known threats to this species' habitat at present.
It occurs within Parque Nacional Duida-Marahuaca.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
Celsa Señaris, Enrique La Marca 2004. Tepuihyla aecii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56040A11416316. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T56040A11416316.en .Downloaded on 17 November 2018