This species is known only from Quebrada de Jaspe, in La Gran Sabana, Bolívar State, eastern Venezuela. It has an altitudinal range of 700-1,000m asl. It probably occurs more widely.
Habitat and Ecology
This species is a tropical rainforest inhabitant that lays eggs on the leaves of overhanging vegetation along streams and rivers. The larvae fall into the stream below, where they develop further.
It is a common species.
There are significant threats to this species' habitat arising from tourism.
Populations of this species are within Parque Nacional Canaima.
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.
Enrique La Marca, Celsa Señaris 2004. Vitreorana helenae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55017A11239570. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55017A11239570.en .Downloaded on 11 December 2018